Nearly 200 Sainsbury drivers will cause “substantial” disruption today (June 20), when they walk out on their Merseyside distribution centre in a pension row that could cost them tens of thousands of pounds, claims Unite the union.
The European Commission (EC) wants to impose pension changes that would cost UK businesses £350bn (€440bn) and 180,000 jobs, according to research commissioned by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
The long-running pension row at consumer giant Unilever has ended after Unite overruled fellow unions GMB and the Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) and accepted an improved offer from the firm.
Pot Noodle manufacturer Unilever is remaining defiant in the row over changes to its pension scheme after the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) confirmed that talks with the unions would start later this week.
The row over changes to the pension scheme at Marmite manufacturer Unilever has taken a step closer to reconciliation today (February 3) after the Anglo-Dutch consumer giant agreed to resume talks with the unions.
The row over changes to the pension scheme at Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever is set to intensify next month after Unite the Union compared the firm’s latest set of “mind-blowing” profits with its pension policy.
The industry views Greencore's plans to take over troubled own-label chilled foods business Uniq in a cash bid valued at £113M as a consolation prize for its failure to get its hands on Northern Foods. The latter was snapped by Ranjit Boparan, owner...
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New legislation coming into force next year, which requires companies to automatically enrol employees in pension schemes, could prove unfairly burdensome on small food companies that have a high staff turnover, pension experts have warned.