Wincanton drivers working for Argos have voted to accept a deal offered to them by the operator to prevent them from taking planned strike action. Around 30 drivers at Argos’s NDC at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, had planned to strike on 20 December for three days over an unresolved holiday pay dispute. Unite said each of the drivers was owed around £700 by Wincanton for numerous years of holiday pay, but that the operator would not backdate pay beyond April 2016. However […]
The threat of further industrial action by drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit has receded after conciliation talks held at Acas last week led to a revised pay offer.
Dairy Crest has renewed its distribution contract with Wincanton for a further three years, extending the partnership between the two organisations beyond its 25th year.
Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices.