Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes. The industrial action centres around a long running dispute at DVSA over pay and conditions linked to the introduction of New Generation Testing (NGT) and, more generally, to flexible working. The decision to escalate strike action comes after Prospect members at DVSA staged a three hour […]
The DVSA is looking at the potential of an Earned Recognition process for operators.
Planned strike action by Wincanton drivers working for Argos has been cancelled after successful talks between the operator and Unite.
The new head of the DVSA has promised that its ‘earned recognition’ scheme will be a huge benefit to operators, “as they will be able to work in a freer way than they can now”.