DHL Supply Chain has again been forced to defend itself against union claims that it is “endangering thousands” with “inadequate” coronavirus social distancing and safety measures and by forcing self-isolating workers to survive on statutory sick pay (SSP). GMB, Unite, Usdaw, RMT and URTU today (16 April) called on DHL Supply Chain, which employs around 41,000 people in the UK, to work with them to resolve its workforce’s concerns over COVID-19 safety and the rate of pay for staff who […]
Unite members at Sainsbury’s distribution centres (DCs) across the country have decided against industrial action following a strike at its Haydock, Merseyside DC last month.
A coroner has asked the DVSA and a Nottinghamshire haulage firm to respond to concerns about securing loads on tipper lorries, after a motorist died when a lump of concrete smashed through his windscreen.
Operators have painted a mixed picture of the sector as they look to gradually restart their businesses. So should they be preparing for an upturn in the months ahead? Or are they bracing themselves for a second wave?