Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ Walkers Snacks Food contract are being balloted for strike action, after the union accused the haulier of ignoring its members’ established terms and conditions. Staff at Walkers Snacks Food, a contract highlighted out as one of ESL’s marquee wins in yesterday’s (28 March) full year results, joined ESL via TUPE last year after the snack manufacturer outsourced its transport. However, Unite has claimed that ESL has ignored the 50 HGV drivers’ negotiated terms since, […]
Union Prospect has confirmed it is once again contemplating industrial action over the new contracts the DVSA is seeking to get its vehicle testing staff to sign in order to accommodate its move to the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model at authorised testing facilities (ATFs).
Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday.
Eddie Stobart has purchased a 50% holding in express delivery company Speedy Freight.