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 […]
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 […]
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