Industrial action by Unite members at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been halted, following meetings between union representatives and company managers last week, KNDL has confirmed. The industrial action, which began with a 24 hour strike by drivers, draymen and warehouse staff on 11 September and included an indefinite ban on overtime, was prompted by a proposed reorganisation of the 3PL’s drinks distribution network. Under the reorganisation, which Unite said would lead to job losses and delivery problems, […]
The Co-operative Food is “pleased” with the outcome of its dispute with around 700 members of staff, which was sparked by the planned transfer of 87 drivers at its Coventry depot to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
The Scottish Government has not made a decision yet as to whether to introduce a “zero tolerance” drink drive limit for LGV drivers. It came as Holyrood reiterated its desire to reduce the general drink-drive limit from the current UK standard of 80mg per 100ml of blood to 50mg, after the granting of new powers by Westminster. A spokesman for the Scottish Government told MT it intends to launch a consultation later this year, with any changes to legislation likely […]
Industrial action at Royal Mail appears to be off the table after managers were offered an improved pay deal.