Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will appear in court this morning after the postal operator applied for a High Court injunction to prevent its employees from striking.
Unite has confirmed that union members at UPS’s Luton depot will hold a demonstration next week, following a number of similar demonstrations throughout July and August.
The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart.