GMB is to launch legal action against Amazon and three businesses that deliver for it, accusing them of bogus self-employment. The union, which took Hermes to court last month for its treatment of self-employed drivers, claimed that drivers at Prospect Commercials, Box Group and Lloyd Link Logistics were being denied basic rights and and working flexibility because they are wrongfully labelled as self-employed. Legal action is being brought against Amazon as well because it dictated the drivers’ shifts at the […]
Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 new permanent roles at its network of eight UK fulfilment centres in the “coming months”.
Morrisons’ agreement with Ocado to use its new customer fulfilment centre (CFC) in Erith, London, is far from a done deal.