More than 400 Argos employees are to strike next week, in protest at the proposed transfer of 96 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics. Unite said that workers at the Lutterworth site are concerned that the initial transfer could open the floodgates to more staff transferals to the haulier, which they believe could have detrimental effects on pay, working conditions and job security. A ballot saw 75% of voting staff opt for strike action. Warehouse and admin staff will strike for […]
DHL Supply Chain has urged striking delivery drivers and warehouse staff in Liverpool to observe social distancing measures after it was blamed for calling out the police “at least 10 times”.
Eddie Stobart Logistics’ growth continued at a gallop in the first six months to 31 May 2018, driven by a mix of acquisitions, new contract wins and retained business.
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 […]