A row over pay for drivers at paving group Marshalls has resulted in a ballot for strike action, which could result in disruption to supplies at Travis Perkins and Jewson. Union Unite claimed drivers are receiving time and a third for overtime worked, while manufacturing employees there get time and a half and it is demanding fairness on the issue, particularly as chief executive Martin Coffey received a “massive hike” in his pay last year. However, in a statement Marshalls […]
The planned strike of Co-operative Food drivers protesting the transferral of 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart has been suspended.
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.