Around 200 HGV drivers working for Sainsbury’s in Basingstoke have secured a 12% pay deal through their union. Unite said that 92% voted in favour of the one-year deal, which is above the retail price index, a measure of inflation, which currently stands at 11.8%. It was negotiated without industrial action. Unite general secretary Sharon Graham said: “This is another great deal won by Unite and demonstrates once again that even in this cost of living crisis, Unite is winning […]
Cullimore Group’s MD has called for haulage to get the support and recognition it deserves as the industry gears up for the RHA’s National Lorry Week.
A plan by Hampshire County Council to cut freight movements across the county’s highways by banning truck movements on Sundays has been slammed by the RHA.
The RHA has written to the Prime Minister urging him to allow the haulage industry access to EU and EEA labour before the supply chain collapses, amid reports that supermarkets are already struggling to receive goods.