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26 May 2021
The fight against the workplace epidemic of bosses using 'fire and rehire' continues, with engineers at the Weetabix's factories in Kettering and Corby in Northamptonshire planning to walk out over pay and conditions
21 April 2021
Usdaw conference 2021: Although the right wing in Usdaw has made gains in recent union elections, the results do not represent any enthusiasm for them, as shown by the fact that the right wing's preferred candidate for president, Jane Jones, received over 2,000 fewer votes than Socialist Party member and incumbent Amy Mu
11 November 2020
The news of over 3,000 job cuts will have been a bombshell to many Sainsbury's and Argos workers
11 March 2020
Argos has announced the transfer of its staff working in Sainsbury's shops to Sainsbury's itself, writes Iain Dalton, Usdaw Broad Left chair.
30 October 2019
Millionaire retail boss Mike Coupe, who was caught on camera singing "we're in the money" on TV before an interview about a possible Sainsbury's-Argos merger, has halved Argos workers' Christmas bonus to just £5.
2 May 2018
Workers in Sainsbury's and Asda were shocked to hear on Saturday 28 April that their employers were at an advanced level of merger talks, confirmed as a deal agreed on the morning of 30 April.
6 September 2017
Argos workers, members of Unite the Union, have finished a three week period of strikes over issues around relocation and redundancies
30 August 2017
Unite has announced legal action against Argos for employing strike-breakers
23 August 2017
Workers at four Argos distribution centres across the country are taking strike action
19 May 2017
Unite members at Argos regional warehouses are striking for two weeks
22 February 2017
Retail giant Argos has recently been caught red-handed paying 37,000 workers less than the national minimum wage.
13 July 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including a roofing workers' strike in Wigan and supermarkets in crisis.
9 June 2016
400 Unite members at the Argos Lutterworth depot are on strike for six days
4 July 2014
About 1,000 Argos warehouse staff at five distribution centres went on strike today
19 September 2012
Unite members at Argos are striking against the ending of their final salary pension scheme
17 September 2012
Workers at five Argos distribution centres around the country (Magna Park, Bridgewater, Heywood, Castleford and Basildon) will start a four-day national strike this Wednesday (19th September)...
31 July 2008
Local government pay: After two very successful days of strike action in July, Unison and Unite's leadership have agreed to talks with the employer, in spite of no new pay offer being made...
22 July 2008
Argos workers in the Unite union on a 24-hour strike, photo Leicester Socialist Party
Reports: Basildon distribution plant: On 17 April Argos workers in the Unite union started a 24-hour strike against an insulting pay offer of 3.8%, and the employer's attempt to move them from weekly to monthly pay without any compensation...
9 July 2008
Argos distribution workers have voted by 67% to strike over pay. A senior steward for Unite at the Argos distribution centre in Basildon, spoke to The Socialist about the dispute and about organising distribution workers...
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