Vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could be disrupted tomorrow (20 November), after union Prospect confirmed many of its 580 members within the DVSA will be out on strike. The three-hour strike, set to begin at 8am, comprises both vehicle testing and roadside enforcement staff. Prospect negotiations officer Helen Stevens told Motortransport.co.uk today that a last-ditch meeting with DVSA on Monday had failed to change anything in the long-running dispute. This centres around the pay and conditions that […]
The seven United Road Transport Union (URTU) men arrested by police as part of a fraud investigation relating to the Driver CPC have had their bail extended until September. All were arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation in February as part of a police and Driving Standards Agency probe. They include URTU general secretary Bob Monks, national officer Mel Thornton, and regional officers Lee Pimbley and Mike Billingham. Their bail terms had originally been extended until 30 July, […]
Nearly 40% of the entire workforce on DHL Supply Chain’s Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) contract are at risk of losing their jobs, the Unite union has warned.