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. […]
BHS’s logistics supplier DHL has said it is “seeking further clarity” on the impact the closure of the retail chain could have, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the iconic high street brand.
UPS remains hopeful that strike action can be avoided in the run up to Christmas, despite the Unite union’s plan to ballot staff for action at the operator’s London depot in Camden.
Up to 700 Co-operative Food drivers are set to hold a 48-hour strike in response to the retailer’s plan to transfer 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.