Strike action among Eddie Stobart drivers on the Walkers crisps contract in Warrington has been suspended after both sides got round the table for “constructive talks”. The Unite union had threatened to start three days of strike action from yesterday (17 February) in an ongoing row over pay for drivers at the Birchwood site on the Walkers Pepsico contract. These have now been canned, although the union added that depending on how negotiations progress, strike action scheduled for between 28 […]
Hoyer Petrolog has resolved its dispute with delivery drivers at the Stanlow oil refinery, resulting in planned strike action being called off.
Tesco has re-awarded the contract to run its UK distribution centre (DC) transport operations to Eddie Stobart.
A “highly experienced” Spanish lorry driver, who had been driving on the UK’s roads for 26 years, has been jailed for two years after killing a man whilst driving in the wrong lane on an A-road.