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 […]
Shown here are the first two drivers to have gained C+E entitlement via an HGV driver upgrade scheme at Meachers Global Logistics.
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.
It is impossible to stop the migrant problem at Calais, only a co-ordinated effort to address the issue at source will bring respite to hauliers crossing The Channel, Eurotunnel has said.