Planned strike action by Wincanton drivers working for Argos has been cancelled after successful talks between the operator and Unite. Around thirty drivers were scheduled to hold a three day strike beginning at midnight on 20 December. The action was the outcome of a long-running dispute about back-dated holiday pay, with the drivers claiming they were each owed around £700. Today Unite said the strike had been cancelled and that the parties had reached a mutual agreement. Unite regional officer […]
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has said its plan to restructure its drinks distribution network remains in place, despite industrial action by Unite members last week.
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.