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 […]
Civil war on the DX board, Eddie Stobart Logistics hitting the stock market and industry opinions on the Bath tipper case make up the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast.
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.
Unite has ruled out any further strike action at UPS’s London depot for the remainder of the year.