Operators have been urged to ensure they are calculating holiday pay correctly. The warning comes after Eddie Stobart agreed to pay £364,000 to more than 430 drivers who had not received the rate they were entitled to. Union Unite claimed the haulier had not taken into account allowances and overtime that would have contributed to a higher rate of average holiday pay when calculating what drivers should receive. It said it was paying drivers only their basic pay and a […]
Grangemouth oil refinery has been shutdown by operator Ineos until a shareholder review on Tuesday, despite an announcement earlier today by Unite that planned industrial action at the site had been called off.
Stobart Group has sold a 51% stake in its transport division to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. The move sees William Stobart become chief executive of the newly formed, and once again privately owned, Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Parcelforce Worldwide is facing the threat of disruption, with Unite members set to vote on whether to adopt a ‘work to rule’ policy at the delivery firm due to a pay dispute.