Unite members at UPS’s London depot in Camden have voted for strike action, something the union claims could severely disrupt the operator’s Christmas deliveries within the capital. Unite and UPS are at loggerheads over the union’s claim that the 120 drivers and loaders at the operator’s Camden depot are being forced to handle unreasonable workloads. UPS has denied the claims, but despite its efforts to resolve the issue 91% of the 120 drivers and loaders at the depot have now […]
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
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.
Eddie Stobart has ended a long-running dispute with 184 HGV drivers that had been pursuing an unfair dismissal claim relating to the logistics giant taking over the running of a Tesco DC in Doncaster in 2012.