Moran Logistics faces a 72-hour strike next week from a group of 100 dairy drivers – recently transferred into its employment by Arla Foods – at its Leeds depot in a dispute over pay and pensions. Union officials have warned that milk supplies to supermarkets in the north of England will be disrupted over the Easter holiday, with the strike due to begin on Wednesday 1 April. Both Unite and the GMB union are representing the drivers, who voted 91% […]
Arla Foods has expressed surprise after Unite said it had instigated legal proceedings in respect of the planned closure of the Hatfield Peverel dairy.
The MD of Eddie Stobart has said he is “extremely pleased” that the Doncaster driver row has finally been resolved. Speaking after Unite revealed its members had accepted an improved redundancy offer, the details of which were not disclosed, Eddie Stobart MD David Pickering said: “Since the start of September, we’ve worked diligently and professionally to come up with the best possible package for the drivers and to provide a range of alternative employment options. “It’s a positive way to […]
The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings.