Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute. The union’s decision to call off strike action came as Prospect staff held their second full day’s strike last Friday (3 December). This was in protest against the revised pay and conditions introduced as part of the the DVSA’s modernisation of employment contract (MEC). A DVSA spokesman told Motortransport.co.uk that staff had called off their industrial action “late in […]
A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month.
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.