More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics. Warehouse and administration staff at the retailer’s Lutterworth site began a strike at midnight this morning, which will run until 6.00pm on 12 June. Drivers also began a strike at midnight, which will end at 11.59pm on 11 June. According to Unite, the workers are concerned that if Argos outsources the drivers to Stobart as planned, it will lead […]
Union Unite has said that it is looking to work in a “positive and constructive manner” with the management at AM Widdowson & Son after it emerged that a recovery plan at the Leicester haulier would involve 50 redundancies.
The Petrol Retailers Associaition (PRA) has said that fuel supplies on Scottish forecourts remain unaffected at present, despite the temporary shut down of Grangemouth oil refinery due to an unresolved clash between its operator, Ineos, and the Unite union.
BCA Marketplace, which owns WeBuyAnyCar.com, paid £16m in cash for Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business when it purchased it earlier this year.