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 […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union could be heading to arbitration service Acas to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout last week by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart took over the transport function at Tesco’s DC in August and in September said it wanted to remove it and use its nationwide network to […]
Unite the union has threatened to put a vote for industrial action to its members employed by DHL Supply Chain, unless guarantees are made over their pension schemes.
Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute.