DFDS using pandemic as excuse to cut jobs and make “brutal attacks” on workforce, Unite claims


 

The Unite union has accused DFDS of using Covid-19 as an excuse to make dozens of redundancies in its Immingham workforce and reduce overtime rates, potentially affecting freight routes. The union said the plan to cut 62 jobs from the 600-strong workforce were unnecessary given steadily increasing freight volumes. In June, DFDS said it would cull around 86 UK warehousing and logistics jobs as part of major cutbacks across the company as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, with 650 […]