NHS logistics (NHL) lorry drivers have called off a dispute with their employer Unipart after it offered an improved pay deal. The dispute involved 130 HGV and 7.5-tonne drivers, delivering NHS equipment and supplies, who were unhappy with being paid “an industry low” of £10.24 an hour, according to union Unite. It said that under the deal drivers will now receive a year’s 3% increase back dated to April 2019 and a 2.2% increase beginning April 2020, as well as […]
Industrial action by Prospect staff working for the DVSA looks set to run and run, after DVSA interim chief executive Paul Satoor said the so-called ‘modernisation of employment contract’ (MEC) at the heart of the matter would not be renegotiated.
Union Unite has claimed the real impact of recent industrial action at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has yet to be felt, as an indefinite ban on overtime restricts the logistics firm’s ability to recover from the 24-hour strike held on 11 September.
Twenty four Arla Foods drivers took redundancy after the firm’s decision to close its Hatfield Peverel dairy processing plant in July rather than transfer to a new employer, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.