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 […]
BHS’s logistics supplier DHL has said it is “seeking further clarity” on the impact the closure of the retail chain could have, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the iconic high street brand.
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ Walkers Snacks Food contract are being balloted for strike action, after the union accused the haulier of ignoring its members’ established terms and conditions.
Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]