Arla Foods has defended its decision to outsource its outbound logistics operation in Leeds to Moran Logistics, after a threat of industrial action from the Unite and GMB unions. Dairy drivers being transferred from Arla Foods to Moran Logistics are poised for industrial action, unless talks to guarantee pay, conditions and collective bargaining are held. The 100 affected drivers, who transfer this weekend (8 March), are being jointly represented by Unite and the GMB. Both unions have attacked Leeds-based Arla […]
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.
Unite members at Gist have been advised to accept a proposed increase in paid holiday after the two parties reached an agreement, avoiding a strike which was scheduled for 30 August.
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.