The chance of industrial action being taken by DVSA vehicle testing staff has risen sharply, after formal talks about the introduction of new contracts for testing staff as a result of the move to Next Generation Testing (NGT) came to an end without resolution. Prospect negotiations officer Helen Stevens confirmed last week that the latest round of negotiation with the government had ended without settlement. “The formal negotiations have broken down and the unions have given notice that we intend […]
A six month pilot of next generation testing (NGT) will commence next month in south Wales with more than 20 ATF operators.
Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes.
Union Prospect has confirmed a strike by its members at the DVSA. It comes after it received support for industrial action in a ballot over the pay and conditions that will apply as part of the introduction of the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model the agency is rolling out nationwide, and also over new flexible working patterns more generally.