Matalan drivers have rejected a pay offer after the deal was changed at the eleventh hour, according to the GMB union Matalan had originally offered a pay deal to its drivers at its Knowsley DC which was acceptable to members, but a GMB spokesman told MT: “this offer was removed at the eleventh hour and replaced with an offer which our members have rejected. So the ball is now in Matalan’s court to come back with a better offer.” The […]
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 […]
A ballot for strike action among drivers at paving group Marshalls is underway.
The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings.