DX Group has become the latest target of union GMB’s campaign against the ‘gig economy’. The union has launched legal proceedings against the Slough-based firm on behalf of six DX Group workers who say they are being denied their rights as workers. The workers are classed as self employed contractors but law firm Leigh Day will argue in court that they should be classed as workers, making them potential employees. If the case is successful, DX will be forced to […]
The threat of strike action among HGV drivers at Tesco-owned wholesaler Booker Retail Partners has been lifted after drivers accepted a new pay deal.
The Unite union has called on the government to ringfence money raised from foreign truck operators by the HGV Road User Levy for investment in the UK’s transport infrastructure.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union could be heading to arbitration service Acas to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout last week by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart took over the transport function at Tesco’s DC in August and in September said it wanted to remove it and use its nationwide network to […]