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 […]
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