Unite members at Sainsbury’s distribution centres (DCs) across the country have decided against industrial action following a strike at its Haydock, Merseyside DC last month. According to the union, drivers and warehouse staff at the supermarket’s Hams Hall, Elstree, Basingstoke, Waltham Point and Rye Park DCs have decided not to pursue industrial action against changes to the staff pension scheme. Unite national officer for transport and logistics Matt Draper said: “Our members have decided not to go down the industrial […]
Drivers at the Co-op Food’s West Thurrock distribution depot are threatening strike action after two disabled drivers were dismissed.
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.
Fuel distributors and the Unite union are poised for a fourth day of negotiations over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment terms. Conciliation service Acas is heading up the talks, which first kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and reconvened yesterday morning (10 April) at 10am following the Easter weekend. The negotiations follow a majority vote for national strike action announced on 26 March from Unite tanker drivers, which supply fuel to around 90% of UK fuel courts – about […]