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The south-east’s manufacturing industry has seen a steady erosion of jobs in sectors including food processing

10-year fall in south-east manufacturing workers

By Aidan Fortune

The number of manufacturing workers in south-east England has plummeted 16.6% over the past 10 years, according to trade union GMB’s southern regional office, which cited job cuts at Britvic and Colman’s.

Strike action has been called off at meat firm Scotbeef

Scotbeef strike called off by union

By James 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 two Scotbeef sites in Scotland are to hold a 24-hour strike

Scotbeef workers vote for 24-hour strike

By James Ridler

Members of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) have voted in favour of industrial action at two of meat processor Scotbeef’s sites, following a breakdown in pay talks.

The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union has voted unanimously to ballot it members on strike action at Tulip Coalville

Tulip workers one-step closer to strike action

By James Ridler

Workers at Tulip’s Coalville factory moved one-step closer to strike action, following a unanimous vote by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) to ballot members to test support for industrial action.

The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union are considering strike action at Tulip’s Coalville factory

Tulip workers consider strike action after pay row

By James Ridler

Staff at Tulip’s Coalville site are considering strike action, after senior management refused a pay rise, claimed the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union’s (BFAWU’s) regional officer. 

GroceryAid to raise fund through two training courses in partnership with Bridgethorne

GroceryAid raises funds through training course

By James Ridler

Training provider Bridgethorne is to raise funds for grocery charity GroceryAid through two special one-day training courses for fast moving consumer goods suppliers.

Fyffes has been suspended from the Ethical Trading Initiative (Flickr/@nelli.es)

Fyffes suspended from Ethical Trading Initiative

By Matt Atherton

Fyffes has been suspended from the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) with immediate effect, after an investigation into union claims of workers’ rights abuses in its supply chain.

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

Union calls off Weetabix strike

By James 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).

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