Argos facing strike action over redundancy payment dispute


Three weeks of strike action among Argos staff is on the cards in an ongoing dispute over redundancy payments. The Unite union said the retailer had failed to negotiate a national agreement covering redundancy and severance packages and had failed to guarantee workers’ future terms and conditions after 500 staff transferred from its Lutterworth hub to Wincanton Logistics in Kettering. Argos said the union’s demands were unreasonable and wholly unnecessary. Unite warned deliveries to customers would be “severely hit” when […]