Retailer Argos has said a week-long strike by warehouse staff at five of its DCs had no impact on its service to customers. The strike, organised by union Unite at the retailer’s Basildon, Bridgwater, Castleford, Magna Park and Heywood DCs, came to an end on 26 July – the date that Argos was due to launch its latest catalogue. The union had claimed around 1,000 staff would take part, and that the industrial action would “severely affect” both the launch […]
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