Plans for a nationwide strike of thousands of lorry drivers on 23 August have been delayed as the organisers try to garner more support for the action. The strike is being organised by a Facebook group named “HGV drivers on STRIKE United Kingdom”, which last week had over 3,300 members. In its original posting the […]
Co-operative Group writes to its drivers to deny that it plans to outsource its entire transport operation
The Co-operative Group has written to all of its 1,000 drivers this week to reassure them the group has no plans to outsource its remaining transport operations.
Work pressures and soaring costs trigger widespread mental health issues among drivers and operators
A ‘cost of business’ crisis is having a significant effect on the mental health of fleet operators and their drivers, according to research by Bridgestone and Webfleet. Its study found 76% of operators believe work pressures are intensifying and that a similar number, 75%, think the cost of living crisis is also affecting their mental […]
GXO drivers and warehouse workers on the ex-BT Supply Chain work are being urged to accept a pay deal that would see a base uplift for some drivers of 53%. If a ballot goes in favour of GXO’s final offer, then the Communication Workers Union (CWU) said it would resolve long standing concerns that base […]