A dispute with XPO Logistics over missing employee pension contributions could be brought closer to resolution following legal action being taken in the French courts, according to union Unite. The legal move is being used to pressure the logistics giant, which has its headquarters in France, to stamp out human rights abuses in its supply chain. It has been brought by an alliance of European unions including Unite and is the first time such action has been brought against a global […]
More than 600 jobs at XPO Logistics are at risk after the collapse and subsequent sale of House of Fraser to Sports Direct, which has left the operator owed £30.4m.
A union representing workers at two XPO Logistics sites said a report earlier this week that the operator and its client House of Fraser had reached a compromise appears to be false.
XPO Logistics has begun raising $3.26bn (£2.1bn) to finance its takeover of Norbert Dentressangle and for other, as yet unspecified acquisitions.