Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices. The claim was served against ADR Network and PPF by Unite on behalf of HGV driver Gary Sharrock. He drives for the agencies on a Co-op contract run by Wincanton from its Lea Green depot in Merseyside. According to Unite, Sharrock’s request for annual leave was refused in July. Sharrock said he is entitled to be […]
Menzies Distribution is “optimistic” that strike action by 300 of its employees over pay and bank holiday working rules can be avoided.
NHS logistics (NHL) lorry drivers have called off a dispute with their employer Unipart after it offered an improved pay deal.