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. A three-hour strike will take place from 8am on Friday 20 November alongside a continuous period of work-to-rule beginning the same […]
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
A strike set to affect DHL’s operations in South Yorkshire has been halted after staff accepted an improved pay deal.
A strike scheduled to take place next week by HGV testers working for the DVSA has been suspended after the government agency agreed to a series of meetings with union Prospect.