The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart. The union is up in arms at the planned transfer, via Tupe, of 50 Co-op drivers based in Coventry to Eddie Stobart this April. Unite believes this has implications in regards to the Co-op outsourcing its remaining transport operations and has stated it will ballot 1,000 of its Co-op driver members over the action. Adrian Jones, Unite national officer […]
The pay logistics firms award agency staff has been brought into sharp focus after the GMB launched a legal claim against four companies involved in the operation of Marks & Spencer’s DC in South Marston, Swindon.
The conviction of 15 drivers based at Eddie Stobart’s Teesport depot for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, has seen the company’s North Eastern O-licence cut by 140 vehicles for three-months.
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business.