More than 1,000 HGV drivers employed by the Co-op on its delivery contract have secured a 5% pay increase. This is the latest of a series of HGV driver pay increases secured by Unite on behalf of its members, including wage rises for DHL workers on the Dartford Sainsbury’s contract, North West Argos drivers and the Heinz distribution contract. The wage hike negotiated with the Co-op will be backdated from 1 February 2021 with a further 5% increase payable from […]
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.
Two major business wins helped turnover at Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son increase by 13% last year.
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.