Industrial Action

Diageo engineers in Leven will go on strike tonight


Diageo workers to resume strike action

By Gwen Ridler

Engineers at Diageo’s plant in Leven are to resume strike action tonight (24 February) and over the weekend as Unite explores legal action against the drinks giant in a dispute over contracts and pay.

Unite is balloting its members for strike action at AB Agri mills across the UK


Strike action threatened at AB Agri mills

By Gwen Ridler

Unite members at AB Agri’s mills across the UK are being balloted for strike action over pay, after rejecting a ‘significant real terms pay cut’.

Strike action has been called off at meat firm Scotbeef

Scotbeef strike called off by union

By Gwen Ridler

Strike action has been called off at meat firm Scotbeef, after a new round of talks between the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) and the company.

Workers at Weetabix's Corby and Kettering factories have postponed strike action

Union calls off Weetabix strike

By Gwen Ridler

Workers have postponed industrial action at Weetabix’s Corby and Kettering factories, after the manufacturer announced it would hold more talks with the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw).

Carlsberg workers who belong to Unite are to take industrial action from Thursday

Carlsberg workers take industrial action: Unite

By Michael Stones

Nearly 200 Carlsberg engineers, brewers, processors and packers will take part in an a continuous ban on overtime and work-to-rule on Thursday (October 1), after the firm imposed what Unite the union described as a worldwide pay freeze.

Bosses challenge union power

Bosses challenge union power

By Freddie Dawson

Recently it has seemed as if it were impossible to turn the page in a newspaper without reading about more potential industrial action in the food manufacturing industry. Companies such as Nestlé UK, Coca-Cola, Tunnock’s, Bakkavör and Maple Leaf Bakery...


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