The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
Strike action could be on the cards among Biffa drivers on the Wirral after negotiations over pay reached a stalemate.
Stobart Group reported an increase in turnover and profit in its transport and distribution unit in its final year as a fully-owned division of the business.
Unite is planning on balloting several DHL Supply Chain fuel tanker drivers for industrial action at its West Thurrock depot, in a dispute over a driver who allegedly had his pay docked.