More than 1,400 warehouse staff at Argos DCs began a two-week strike today (17 May) fearing a “contracting-out culture” and job security. Unite said its members at DCs in Basildon, Bridgewater, Burton-on-Trent, Heywood and Lutterworth fear contracting work out to other suppliers will lead to job losses and deterioration in terms and conditions. Unite national officer Matt Draper said: “Argos has sought to use the law to ride roughshod over its workers’ concerns and refused to engage positively. Members are […]
Refuse and recycling drivers and loaders at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council are planning strikes over the summer unless last-minute talks this week are successful.
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Argos logistics workers are to strike for three weeks from tomorrow (15 August) as the two sides remain at loggerheads over a redundancy payments dispute.