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. Drivers for the Dublin Port-based driver agency each received a payout of between €3,500 (£2,572) and €5,000 after they said they were not being given uninterrupted breaks between shifts. They claimed they were required to phone […]
Workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) have voted in favour of strike action in a ballot by union Unite, which concluded last week (28 August).
Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute.
Unite has confirmed that union members at UPS’s Luton depot will hold a demonstration next week, following a number of similar demonstrations throughout July and August.