Cemex is bracing itself for possible industrial action following a ballot among drivers. A vote among 74 HGV drivers based at depots in Rugby, Tilbury, Barton-on-Humber and Newport came after they rejected the company’s pay offer, which the Unite union said amounted to a pay cut in real terms. It warned that there will be project delays if its members back industrial action and said Cemex needed to offer a pay deal which “which better reflects the contribution drivers make […]
Union Unite has confirmed a 24-hour strike by drivers, draymen and warehouse workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) will take place on 11 September.
Road safety group Road Safety GB has teamed up with Scania to launch an education pack aimed at 10 to 11 year old school children warning of the dangers of heavy goods vehicle blindspots.
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 […]