Strike action set for next week at Eddie Stobart Logistics has been avoided, after the operator and union Unite held talks today (24 May). Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract had voted to strike over what it viewed as the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement. Staff at Walkers Snacks Food joined ESL via TUPE last year after the snack manufacturer outsourced its transport. The union has claimed that ESL has ignored the […]
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