Asda strike looms as thousands reject pay deal

George MacDonald

Asda faces the threat of industrial action as thousands of lorry drivers, warehouse staff and clerical workers voted against a revised pay offer from the grocer.

According to the GMB trade union, almost 70% of its 8,000 members with Asda’s distribution network voted to reject the deal, which would offer pay rises of between 5% and 7.5%.

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