road freight - 3 Items Tagged Within News

Road freight union RMT warns over driverless lorries tests
"Jobs, pay and working conditions in Britain's road freight industry are already under attack and RMT sees the announcement today as yet another threat to our members‎ and their livelihoods. "The potential dangers of trying to introduce this technology on...
Region: National
Tagged with: road freight, driverless lorries
RMT calls for an end to social dumping in road transport
Road transport union RMT called for an end to social dumping in the sector following news reports that lorry drivers from Eastern Europe are moving goods around Western Europe, earning poverty wages that undercut minimum wage levels, while living out...
Region: National
Tagged with: road transport, road freight, eu, social dumping
Threat to xmas deliveries from shortage of lorry drivers
Mick Cash said "We are paying the price for years of attacks on jobs and working conditions which have casualised and undermined the status of workers in the road freight industry to the point that we now face the prospect...
Region: National
Tagged with: christmas deliveries, lorry drivers, road freight