Thirty Wincanton drivers claiming they are owed thousands of pounds in holiday pay are to launch a 72-hour strike at Argos’s national distribution centre five days before Christmas. Union Unite said drivers numbering “in their thirties” will begin the three-day strike at the NDC at Barton-under-Needwood in Staffordshire just after midnight on Tuesday, December 20. According to Unite the drivers voted by 83% to strike and by 95% for industrial action short of a strike over Wincanton’s failure to honour […]
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