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 […]
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The DSA had 100 Driver CPC audits referred to it by JAUPT last year after concerns about the standard of training provision were raised following general inspections.
Pressure is mounting on the DVSA management to return to the negotiating table with a second union pledging to escalate strike action across DVSA centres this week.