A row over pay involving 1,000 GXO draymen which had threatened to affect beer deliveries has been resolved, after they voted overwhelmingly to accept a 4% pay deal. Union Unite said the drivers delivered around 40% of the country’s beer to pubs and hospitality outlets across the UK from 26 sites. Strike action was due to go ahead after the draymen were given a “paltry” 1.4% pay offer by the company, previously known as XPO Logistics Drinks. The union said […]
GXO Logistics drivers working on the B&Q contract at the Cambuslang depot, near Glasgow, have rejected a below inflation pay offer and voted to take strike action.
Strike action by Tesco HGV drivers and warehouse workers has been suspended after the supermarket giant offered them a 5.5% pay increase.
The government has no plans to assess the safety impact of the relaxation of HGV drivers’ hours, despite extending the scheme this week to the end of October as part of wider plans to continue it for another four months.