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 […]
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ Walkers Snacks Food contract are being balloted for strike action, after the union accused the haulier of ignoring its members’ established terms and conditions.
XPO Logistics is to close its Nuneaton depot in August with the potential loss of 57 jobs, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
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.