Drivers have launched a campaign for trade union recognition at Eddie Stobart’s Carlisle, Lillyhall and Penrith depots in Cumbria. Union Unite has lodged an application with the Central Arbitration Committee, the body responsible for overseeing claims for union recognition, demanding trade union recognition for 140 LGV drivers working for Eddie Stobart at the three depots. The campaign for union recognition agreement has been fuelled by driver dissatisfaction at the rates of pay at the three depots, where some drivers are […]
SDC Trailers has inked a major deal with Eddie Stobart for 240 new trailers.
Cemex is bracing itself for possible industrial action following a ballot among drivers.
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]