More than 1,400 warehouse staff at Argos DCs began a two-week strike today (17 May) fearing a “contracting-out culture” and job security. Unite said its members at DCs in Basildon, Bridgewater, Burton-on-Trent, Heywood and Lutterworth fear contracting work out to other suppliers will lead to job losses and deterioration in terms and conditions. Unite national officer Matt Draper said: “Argos has sought to use the law to ride roughshod over its workers’ concerns and refused to engage positively. Members are […]
The planned strike of Co-operative Food drivers protesting the transferral of 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart has been suspended.
Nearly 200 Sainsbury’s drivers at its Haydock, Merseyside DC plan to walk out tomorrow (Friday 20 June) in a dispute over changes to their pensions.
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.