Unite has overturned a temporary injunction preventing it from picketing Eastham Oil Refinery at Ellesmere Port as part of its dispute with Suttons Tankers. Thirty drivers and fitters for Suttons Tankers, based at the refinery, have been on strike since the 19 January over proposed changes to their employment that the union claims would see their pay cut. Last month the refinery gained a temporary injunction preventing a picket at the entrance to the lorry park at the site but […]
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]
DHL Supply Chain has hit back at union accusations that it sent drivers out last week in conditions that put their safety at risk.