Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute. The union’s decision to call off strike action came as Prospect staff held their second full day’s strike last Friday (3 December). This was in protest against the revised pay and conditions introduced as part of the the DVSA’s modernisation of employment contract (MEC). A DVSA spokesman told Motortransport.co.uk that staff had called off their industrial action “late in […]
Plans by Vosa to begin clamping down on ATF operators who do not meet minimum levels of examiner utilisation or who cancel testing arrangements at short notice are within the scope of the current ATF contract, the agency has insisted in response to criticism over its proposals.
A move to cut thousands of hours of unnecessary HGV roadside spot checks could be delayed by years after the DVSA declined to invest in the technology needed to read smart tachograph data.
Both DHL and the RHA have urged Grangemouth Refinery owner Ineos, the Unite union and workers at the plant, to swiftly resolve their differences and resume fuel production.