DX Group has reached a settlement with GMB in an employment status case days after the union claimed victory in a tribunal against Hermes this week. GMB had brought the case against DX last April on behalf of six of its drivers who claimed to be being denied their rights as workers. A statement from GMB announced the case had reached a satisfactory settlement before it reached an employment tribunal. The carrier, which secured £5m of funding for its turnaround […]
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.
Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices.