The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics has said no further meetings are scheduled with Unite despite the 24-hour strike carried out by the union’s members at a number of KNDL sites this week.
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
Drivers at Marshalls will hold a strike next week over an ongoing overtime pay dispute.