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 group said the strike was to demand better pay and conditions. It urged all HGV drivers to join the strike on 23 August to protest […]
Workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) have voted in favour of strike action in a ballot by union Unite, which concluded last week (28 August).
Drivers have launched a campaign for trade union recognition at Eddie Stobart’s Carlisle, Lillyhall and Penrith depots in Cumbria.
The RHA has been forced to defend itself over renewed industry claims that a public inquiry (PI) which could have rejected the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) was not held because the trade association withdrew its formal objections.