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More than 500 jobs could be lost at Gunstones Bakery, claims an insider

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2 Sisters’ Gunstones Bakery ‘could cut up to 524 jobs’

By Matt Atherton

Convenience Foods Limited, which trades as Gunstones Bakery – one of 2 Sisters Food Group’s top divisions – is considering up to 524 redundancies, it has emerged, after the company lost a contract with a major supplier for its chilled filled rolls, sushi...

BFAWU general secretary Ronnie Draper claimed to be suspended from the Labour party

Bakers union boss suspended from Labour Party

By Matt Atherton

The Bakers’ Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) general secretary Ronnie Draper has been suspended from voting in the Labour leadership election, despite being a member of the party for most of his life, he claimed.

RF Brookes: The protest took place outside a Marks & Spencer store in Cardiff on Saturday

2 Sisters’ RF Brookes workers in M&S protest

By Noli Dinkovski

Workers at 2 Sisters’ RF Brookes factory staged a protest outside a Marks & Spencer (M&S) store in Cardiff on Saturday (July 30), as part of action against proposed changes to employment terms.

2 Sisters revealed it had signed a five-year contract for its Gunstones Bakery, which will offset the loss of a chilled contract with an unnamed retailer

2 Sisters signs five-year bakery contract

By Michelle Perrett

2 Sisters has signed a new, five-year contract for its Gunstones Bakery near Sheffield, which will offset the loss of a chilled contract with an unnamed retailer, the manufacturer has claimed.

2 Sisters said production would remain unaffected by industrial action

2 Sisters faces strike at RF Brookes factory

By Michelle Perrett

Members of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) at 2 Sisters’ RF Brookes factory in Rogerstone, Newport, are to strike over proposals to change their working conditions.

2 Sisters is seeking talks with union officials to avert the threat of further strikes

2 Sisters seeks union talks after Pennine strike

By Michael Stones

2 Sisters Food Group is seeking talks with the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU), after its members at Pennine Foods factory in Sheffield staged a 48-hour walkout, at the end of last week.

Addo Food Group, the former Pork Farms site, is in a dispute with Unite about union recognition

Addo Food Group resolves dispute with union Unite

By Rick Pendrous

Addo Food Group – the Poole-based food manufacturer formerly known as Pork Farms – has agreed to recognise Unite following a positive meeting with union representatives earlier today (Friday, April 29).

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