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Usdaw members have voted in favour of strike action at Weetabix Kettering

Strike action threatened at Weetabix Kettering

By James Ridler

Members of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) have unanimously voted in favour of industrial action at Weetabix’s Kettering plant, after a dispute over shift payments.

Paramount is to offer the Living Wage to its employees

Paramount boosts wages at Devon plant

By James Ridler

Devon-based frozen food firm Paramount 21 has increased wages for workers at its Newton Abbot site by introducing the Living Wage, as it embarks on a £650,000 investment into its production capabilities.

Topalian: 'Facing into the changing world around us'

Mars Food UK appoints Armen Topalian at the helm

By Rod Addy

Mars Food UK has promoted Armen Topalian as general manager, with the title market director, replacing Craig Sargeant who is leaving his role because he has also been promoted.

Roebuck: 'The flow of labour into the country is not there at the moment'

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FoodMan Talks: Dunbia's Isla Roebuck on meat sector hurdles

By Rod Addy

Having relinquished the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) presidency after an intense four-years, Dunbia's business public relations director (UK) Isla Roebuck tackles Brexit, the skills shortage and Dunbia's joint venture with Dawn...

The pay dispute at British Sugar has sparked a ballot for strike action by Unite members

Unite threatens strike action at British Sugar

By James Ridler

Industrial action has been threatened across British Sugar’s factories in the east of England, after members of worker union Unite rejected a ‘not so sweet’ pay offer from the manufacturer.

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