Car manufacturer Ford is planning to cut around 150 transportation jobs during the next two years as part of a major restructuring of its European division. The restructuring, announced last week, will also see the loss of 1,000 jobs at the manufacturer’s plant in Brigend, South Wales. The cuts are part of a major restructuring at the manufacturer, driven by falling diesel car sales in Europe and exacerbated in the UK by economic uncertainty created by Brexit. The news follows […]
Haulage bosses from six fuel distribution firms are due to resume talks with the Unite union this morning (10 April) following the Easter weekend. Conciliation service Acas is leading the discussions, which kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and continued for two days, over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment conditions. Acas chief conciliator Peter Harwood says of the talks so far: “The discussions have been constructive, with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process.” If talks fail, […]
DHL is “disappointed” that warehouse workers at its Thurrock site have voted to strike on 5 June in a dispute over pay and employment conditions.
URTU members employed by Wincanton working at the HJ Heinz factory near Wigan have voted in favour of industrial action following a pay dispute.