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. Union Unite warned that deliveries to Argos customers will be severely hit by the strikes which will begin tomorrow and end on the morning of Tuesday 5 September. The strike will affect five sites at Basildon in Essex, Bridgwater in Somerset, Castleford in West Yorkshire, Heywood in Greater Manchester and Barton Business Park in Burton-on-Trent. […]
Argos has launched a same day delivery service for 20,000 of its products in a bid to get ahead of its competitors for the Christmas shopping season.
Last-minute talks are being conducted today between Indesit UK and union Unite over the pay and conditions of over 200 drivers and warehouse staff at the white goods manufacturer – just over 36 hours before the first of three separate strikes is due to start.
Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute.