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‘Potentially lethal consequences’

Relaxing driving time limits could end in death warns Unite

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Fair pay call


Passengers taking British Airways flights from Gatwick airport face not being supplied with food or drink on flights this spring if HGV drivers take industrial... Read More
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‘No excuse’


Unite has ‘named and shamed’ online retailer Buy It Direct for flouting the law by denying delivery drivers access to decent toilet facilities.   Unite... Read More
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Urgent clarity call


Unite is seeking urgent clarity after reports emerged on Sunday (January 27) that super market giant Tesco  – the largest private sector employer in the... Read More
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Lorry inspections slashed


A series of freedom of information requests by Unite has revealed huge cuts in independent roadside inspections of lorries, potentially putting all road users in... Read More
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‘Hidden’ deaths


Unite has called for urgent reforms into how the deaths of workers and members of the public killed and injured in road accidents involving lorries... Read More
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‘Working for free’ row


Unite members, employed by the UK’s leading waste management provider, Veolia Environmental Services UK Ltd, at the Ditton Road site in Widnes, Cheshire are set... Read More
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‘Wee problem’


Global logistics giant UPS could face industrial action in the new year in the escalating row over denying their drivers night-time toilet facilities at its... Read More