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 […]
Union Unite has claimed the real impact of recent industrial action at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has yet to be felt, as an indefinite ban on overtime restricts the logistics firm’s ability to recover from the 24-hour strike held on 11 September.
Drivers have launched a campaign for trade union recognition at Eddie Stobart’s Carlisle, Lillyhall and Penrith depots in Cumbria.
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.