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 […]
Pressure is mounting on the DVSA management to return to the negotiating table with a second union pledging to escalate strike action across DVSA centres this week.
The stay at home drivers’ strike, organised by the founders of the Professional Drivers Protest Facebook Group, took place on 23 August with no discernable impact on the already patchy supply of goods across the country, as supply chains continue to struggle with the UK driver shortage crisis.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]