Argos logistics workers are to strike for three weeks from tomorrow (15 August) as the two sides remain at loggerheads over a redundancy payments dispute. Union Unite warned that deliveries to Argos customers will be severely hit by the strikes which will begin tomorrow and end on the morning of Tuesday 5 September. The strike will affect five sites at Basildon in Essex, Bridgwater in Somerset, Castleford in West Yorkshire, Heywood in Greater Manchester and Barton Business Park in Burton-on-Trent. […]
Royal Mail has said there are “no grounds” for the strike action its employees voted in favour of yesterday, as tensions over a range of issues including pensions came to a head.
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.
More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.