Operators have been urged to ensure they are calculating holiday pay correctly. The warning comes after Eddie Stobart agreed to pay £364,000 to more than 430 drivers who had not received the rate they were entitled to. Union Unite claimed the haulier had not taken into account allowances and overtime that would have contributed to a higher rate of average holiday pay when calculating what drivers should receive. It said it was paying drivers only their basic pay and a […]
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
DHL Supply Chain has come to a pay settlement with union Unite at Jaguar Land Rover following a dispute that had lasted two months.
Hauliers are strongly advised to request a public inquiry if they receive ‘minded to revoke’ letters from the traffic commissioners during the current pandemic, according to a solicitor.