Strike Action

Workers at the Cambuslang site will hold a series of strikes throughout April and May

Vion and Unite the union resolve pay row

By Dan Colombini and Freddie Dawson

 Last-minute negotiations between meat processing firm Vion and workers at its South Lanarkshire plant have led to the immediate cancellation of imminent industrial action in the row over pay and conditions at the site.

Vion has conducted a review of ist business after a key contract loss from Sainsbury's

Vion strikes delayed after Sainsbury’s contract loss

By Dan Colombini

Workers at meat processor Vion have postponed two strike dates in the row over pay and conditions after the firm revealed that it had lost a significant contract with retailer Sainsbury, according to Unite the union.

Unilever has made its workers a new offer following strikes at its UK sites

Unilever changes pension proposals ahead of ballot

By Dan Colombini

The row over changes to workers’ pensions at Marmite maker Unilever has moved closer to resolution after Unite the union revealed that the firm had made changes to its controversial proposals.

Workers at the Cambuslang site will walk out on March 8 and 12

Further strike dates set in Vion pay row

By Dan Colombini

The row over changes to pay conditions at meat processing firm Vion’s South Lanarkshire plant has escalated today (March 5) after the firm revealed that workers were preparing for two more strike dates, starting this week.

Strike action at Burton’s Foods now less likely

Strike action at Burton’s Foods now less likely

By Ben Bouckley

Strike action now seems less likely at Burton’s Foods' Blackpool site, after the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) said it would endorse a new company pay offer.

First British Sugar strikes in 30 years loom

First British Sugar strikes in 30 years loom

By Anne Bruce

Unite the Union is preparing to ballot members at four British Sugar plants on industrial action over pay, in what could lead to the first strike action at the firm in 30 years.

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Kerry Foods strikes suspended as talks begin

By Ben Bouckley

Unite the Union says it has begun a conciliation process with Kerry Foods via a third-party mediator, aimed at resolving a pay dispute at the firm’s Omagh site.

Strike action off at GSK's Ribena plant at Coleford

Strike action off at GSK's Ribena plant at Coleford

By Elaine Watson

Bosses at GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK’s) Ribena and Lucozade plant in Coleford, Gloucester, expect to be able to offer staff pay rises in 2011, but insist the pay freeze for 2010 is justified given the tough economic climate.

Heinz Kitt Green ballot result due today

Heinz Kitt Green ballot result due today

By Elaine Watson

Heinz will find out today whether staff at its flagship Kitt Green factory have accepted its latest pay offer or opted to down tools again.

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