Suttons Tankers has said that changes to employees’ terms and conditions are necessary to protect jobs in the long term, after coming under fire from union Unite. Unite has threatened legal action over what it described as “an outrageous attack on workers’ rights”. According to the union, more than thirty members – drivers and fitters – had been on strike since the 19 January over plans by Suttons Tankers, part of Suttons Group, to dismiss and re-engage them on inferior […]
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Suttons Tankers, part of Suttons Group, said it is in its “best interests” to walk away from its eight-year relationship with British Sugar when its contract expires later this year.