Felixstowe hauliers breaking hours rules, says union

The Unite trade union has called an urgent meeting with shadow transport secretary alleging that a small number of independent Felixstowe-based hauliers are carrying out “systematic abuses” of the Working Time Directive. A delegation of drivers, members of Unite, met with the Labour Party’s Maria Eagle on 22 May to raise a number of concerns. Unite regional officer Mark Plumb said: “The flagrant abuses of the Working Time Directive, include working ... [+]

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