Over 200 Hanson lorry drivers and engineers are set to vote on strike action after rejecting a 2.5% pay offer from the company on the grounds that, with inflation running at 3.9%, the offer constitutes a pay cut. Hanson’s drivers and engineers say they are also “deeply unhappy” at what they describe as “the high handed management style” at the company and a “marked lack of dignity” at work, union Unite revealed this week. The ballot will open on Friday […]
Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes.
Eddie Stobart said its robust contingency plans would ensure the delivery of Walkers crisps to supermarkets were not disrupted, after HGV drivers geared up for strike action over a pay dispute.
The DVSA’s chief executive told MPs that the industry’s significant driver shortage is an “image issue” and nothing to do with the enforcement agency’s testing capacity performance.