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GMB Settles With DX

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

 

GMB AND DX REACH SETTLEMENT IN WORKERS’ RIGHTS LEGAL CASE

GMB and DX confirm a satisfactory settlement has been agreed regarding an employment tribunal claim brought by six GMB members.

GMB, the union for couriers, has reached a settlement with delivery firm DX in a employment status case.

The case was on behalf of six DX workers who claimed they were being denied their rights.

However before the case reached the employment tribunal GMB and DX reached a ‘satisfactory settlement’.

GMB has won workers' rights cases against against Uber, [1] Addison Lee [2] and  - most recently  - Hermes [3].

GMB has also announced legal action against three Amazon delivery companies over workers status. [4]

Mick Rix, GMB National Officer, said:

“GMB and DX are pleased to confirm that a satisfactory settlement has been agreed regarding an employment tribunal claim brought by six GMB members.

“In addition,  DX and GMB will be entering into meaningful discussions over the course of the next six months to discuss future working practices for couriers at DX.”

ENDS

Contact: Mick Rix on 07971 268343 or GMB Press office 07958 156846 or press.office@gmb.org.uk

Notes To Editors:

[1] http://www.gmb.org.uk/newsroom/GMB-wins-uber-case

[2] http://www.gmb.org.uk/newsroom/addison-lee-victory

[3] http://www.gmb.org.uk/newsroom/gmb-hermes-win

[4] http://www.gmb.org.uk/newsroom/amazon-firms-legal-action

 

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