Strike back on the cards- drivers told to reject proposals

Unite the union have called for fuel tanker drivers to reject proposals made by Acas, the industrial mediation service. The move from the union means a strike is increasingly likely. Diana Holland, Unite assistant general secretary said delegates recognised good progress had been made in addressing some concerns, but that more improvements were needed if […]

Tanker drivers reject deal

Talks between fuel tanker drivers and their employees are set to rumble on after drivers yesterday rejected a deal drafted last week. Unite the union said drivers turned down proposals after a specially-convened oil trades conference of 60 tanker driver representatives from across the UK. Fears over a fuel strike have died down since the […]