Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union. The German supermarket chain is considering an appeal after the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), the independent tribunal with statutory powers over trade union recognition, dismissed its attempts to block its Brigend warehouse operatives from having union representation. GMB legal director Maria Ludkin hit back at Lidl’s move. Noting that Lidl had “lost […]
Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses.
DHL Supply Chain has refuted union claims that it failed to notify Rugby council about the cold storage facility at the centre of the KFC contract debacle, which has made headlines around the world this week.
DPD is to deploy and additional 200 staff and open an extra London depot to minimise disruption resulting from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As part of its plans during the games, the company says it will: • open an additional facility near its London Bridge depot; • increase the number of routes operating from all its London depots; • extend its early delivery times between 5am and 7am and also offer to deliver from 6pm to 9pm. • […]