Talks are due to take place between Stobart Automotive and union Unite after workers at what was formerly Autologic voted in favour of strike action. According to Unite employees at the car transporter division of Eddie Stobart Logistics voted 85% in favour of industrial action, on a 70% turnout because, they claim, the company has not put a pay offer on the table for this year. Furthermore the union said that its members had an issue with drivers being brought […]
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at Indesit UK are to carry out four days of industrial action from the end of next week.
Union Unite has claimed the real impact of recent industrial action at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has yet to be felt, as an indefinite ban on overtime restricts the logistics firm’s ability to recover from the 24-hour strike held on 11 September.