Hermes is likely to appeal an employment tribunal’s decision that 15 of its self-employed couriers should be classed as employees, on the grounds that it goes against evidence and previous decisions. The carrier lost the case brought against it by union GMB, in which the tribunal ruled its couriers are entitled to the National Minimum Wage and holiday pay, among other rights that come with full employment. The ruling applies to 15 couriers, with a further 50 cases yet to […]
GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract.
More than 200 driver and warehouse jobs are under threat after Hovis’s decision to pull out of its distribution deals with logistics firms DHL Supply Chain and DSV Road, according to a union.
TNT Express UK & Ireland has confirmed around 50% of TNT Fashion Group UK’s dedicated network of distribution sites will be integrated into existing TNT Express sites as part of the DC rationalisation announced in January.