Trucks blocked as workers rage against Coles-Toll deal

 In Australia, Coles, NewZealand

Striking workers at a Coles warehouse have turned back a small number of trucks attempting to cross a picket line set up at the supermarket’s Somerton National Distribution Centre.


There were angry scenes and some commotion as the crowd of about 250 workers and union officials – chanting "nothing in, nothing out" – stood in front of the warehouse delivery entrance and barred access to Toll Group trucks, forcing them to retreat.


But the picket line was not quick enough to stop Andrea Ryan, the head of human resources and risk for the Toll Group, a major logistics and labour hire firm, from entering the warehousing centre.  Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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