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 […]
Newspaper and magazine distributor Smiths News has begun a partnership with Amazon to offer online shoppers a same-day parcel collection service.
Bidvest Logistics has said it is consulting with employees to find the best solution after GMB union members at its Hoddeson voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.
The continuing importance of Amazon to the UK and European warehousing markets has been underlined in the annual results of developer and landlord Segro.