Argos is facing a union dispute after revealing it intends to transfer nearly 100 of its drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics. It echoes a dispute that was settled last month, which was sparked by the planned transfer by Co-operative Food of 87 of its Coventry-based drivers to Eddie Stobart as part of an out-sourcing deal. The Unite union has said the proposal by the Argos management is a serious threat to its members’ pay and conditions. Matt Draper, Unite national officer […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics lines up Deloitte for potential administration ahead of crunch shareholder vote on its future
Troubled 3PL Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) is reported to be lining up accountancy firm Deloitte to prepare it for insolvency if shareholders reject a rescue package from private equity firm DBAY Advisors.
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract are to strike over the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement.