Industrial action by DVSA vehicle testing staff looks to have been averted after a positive meeting between the government agency and trade union Prospect last week. The meeting covered union concerns about the new contracts vehicle testers are being asked to sign up to as part of the introduction of the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model. It came after strike action due in May was called off in favour of the talks. Following the meeting on 8 June, which involved […]
A dispute over the transfer of 87 Coventry-based Co-operative Food drivers to haulier Eddie Stobart looks set to be resolved after further negotiations.
The MD of Tuffnells Parcels Express has said the company takes any instances of non-compliance with the drivers’ hours rules very seriously after three of its drivers admitted falsifying tachograph records.
Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin.