Moran Logistics has been served a notice of potential industrial action, after the transfer of 100 drivers into its employment from Arla Foods yesterday (8 March), according to union Unite. A Unite spokesman confirmed to MotorTransport.co.uk that the dairy drivers will now participate in a ballot that will run from 16-23 March, “with a view, if necessary, to take action prior to and around Easter”. The dispute began following a decision by Arla Foods to outsource its outbound logistics operation […]
Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute.
Bidvest Logistics has said it is consulting with employees to find the best solution after GMB union members at its Hoddeson voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]