The planned strike of Co-operative Food drivers protesting the transferral of 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart has been suspended. The planned strike action, due to last 48 hours as of 00.01 on Monday (21 March) was to be observed by up to 700 drivers. The work to rule action that was to accompany the strike has also been suspended. The drivers were balloted over the decision to strike earlier this week, with 77% voting in favour of industrial action. A […]
Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]
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.
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.