Around 1,000 warehouse staff at five Argos DCs are set to strike for 24 hours tomorrow (4 July) in a dispute over terms and conditions, union Unite has claimed. The union said the strike, which is set to start at 6am at Argos’s Basildon, Bridgwater, Castleford and Magna Park sites and at 6.30am at its Heywood DC, would result in “substantial” disruption to customer deliveries. The industrial action has been sparked by plans for a new 24/7 shift pattern which […]
UPS remains hopeful that strike action can be avoided in the run up to Christmas, despite the Unite union’s plan to ballot staff for action at the operator’s London depot in Camden.
Union Unite says it has secured a compensation package for more than 120 Tradeteam employees who lost their jobs after the Hams Hall site closed earlier this month. The drinks distributor, part of DHL, delivered to pubs and clubs across the West Midlands but it was hit by a decline in volumes and the site closed on 6 April. Unite says the drivers, warehouse staff, draymen as well as admin and clerical employees that worked at the Warwickshire plant were […]