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 […]
Pressure is mounting on the DVSA management to return to the negotiating table with a second union pledging to escalate strike action across DVSA centres this week.
A council has been fined £40,000 after a subcontractor suffered severe crush injuries when a tar tipper lorry reversed into a paver machine he was driving while carrying out road repairs. Dumfries Sheriff Court heard that the 20-year-old was one of two subcontractors working for Hamilton Tarmac alongside men from Dumfries and Galloway Council to undertake repairs on a road between the villages of Rhonehouse and Tongland in April 2010. The injured worker was driving the paver forwards along the […]
Matalan drivers at the retailer’s Knowsley DC have won up to 6% in pay rises after the clothing retailer agreed to improve its original offer.