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 […]
The RMT union has called off a week-long strike at City Link after the parcel carrier applied for an injunction at the High Court.
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at Indesit UK are to carry out four days of industrial action from the end of next week.
Argos has put the first of five gas-powered Scania tractor units on the road, which are designed to run solely on compressed or liquefied natural gas.