Strike Action

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...

Unions slam proposals to raise threshold for strike action

Unions slam proposals to raise threshold for strike action

By Elaine Watson

The CBI has unveiled a package of proposals to ‘modernise employment relations legislation’ including raising the threshold for industrial action and allowing businesses to recruit staff through agencies to cover stoppages.

We'll strike again unless Coke ups pay, warns Unite

We'll strike again unless Coke ups pay, warns Unite

By Elaine Watson

Unite members at Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Edmonton (CCE’s) factory have downed tools again yesterday in the latest in a series of strikes and warned of further stoppages unless the soft drinks firm raises its 2% pay offer.

Tunnock's staff walk out as pay dispute escalates

Tunnock's staff walk out as pay dispute escalates

By Elaine Watson

More than 360 staff out of 500 employed at the Tunnock's caramel wafer and teacake factory in Uddingston, Glasgow, downed tools yesterday and will strike again next Tuesday.

Unions call off Coca-Cola strike ballot

Unions call off Coca-Cola strike ballot

By Elaine Watson

The threat of industrial action at Coca-Cola plants across the UK has been averted after unions agreed to call off a strike ballot and get back around the negotiating table.

Over 500 Grampian workers to go on strike

Over 500 Grampian workers to go on strike

By Sarah Britton

The Transport and General Workers’ Union (T&G) expected over 500 workers from two Grampian Country Food Group chicken processing plants to go...

All Asda's eggs in one basket

All Asda's eggs in one basket

Until it was called off, Asda stores across the country were threatened with empty shelves following a vote in favour of strike action by staff at 20...

Grampian strike called off

Grampian strike called off

By Sarah Britton

Grampian workers were forced to suspend strike action over a pension dispute last Friday (September 23) after Grampian questioned the legalities of...

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