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 […]
Seven days of strike action among Veolia refuse workers have been announced in a dispute over holiday pay.
Ex-Widdowson Logistics staff retained at a successor company based on the same site as the collapsed haulier are apparently being paid by Birds Transport Leicester.
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 […]