Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union. The German supermarket chain is considering an appeal after the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), the independent tribunal with statutory powers over trade union recognition, dismissed its attempts to block its Brigend warehouse operatives from having union representation. GMB legal director Maria Ludkin hit back at Lidl’s move. Noting that Lidl had “lost […]
Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses.
The GMB has launched a legal case against Birmingham-based logistics company UK Express Delivery as part of its campaign against the gig economy.
Parcel specialist Hermes is to open two depots in the South East as it prepares for the Christmas peak. A 52,000 ft² warehouse in West Thurrock, Essex, will be located between Lakeside Shopping Centre and the QE2 Bridge near to the A13 and M25. Hermes will create 60 new jobs at the site in management, administration, warehousing and driver roles. The second site in Maidstone, Kent, will replace its exisiting depot in Rochester, doubling warehousing capacity in the area to […]