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 […]
Culina-owned contract packing services provider IPS has established a joint venture with Eddie Stobart Logistics to run a dedicated packing facility at Stobart’s Bardon, Leicestershire site, where it stores and distributes products for Nestlé.
Pressure is mounting on the DVSA management to return to the negotiating table with a second union pledging to escalate strike action across DVSA centres this week.
Royal Mail will take on an additional 19,000 employees for the Christmas peak season, 2,600 of whom are intended for its Parcelforce operation.