Strike ballot papers will be distributed among Serco refuse workers in Bexley tomorrow (9 October) as the Unite union gears up for a fight over Covid-19 concerns. It said local councillors had been urged to jettison proposals to extend Serco’s current contract until 2025 and that the ballot was the latest chapter in what was “a dismal industrial relations regime.” Unite claimed there was a culture of management bullying at the Thames Road depot in Crayford, south east London, as […]
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has avoided strike action after it agreed to revert back to former staff contracts.
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.
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.