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GMB workers at Bakkavor's Park Royal pizza plant in London are to vote on strike action

Bakkavor pizza workers to vote in GMB strike plan

By Michael Stones

Fresh prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor has expressed disappointment at news that 600 of its workers at the Park Royal pizza plant in London are to be balloted over strike action, in a dispute with the GMB union over pay. 

Polman: no improvement in market conditions in North America or Europe

Unilever repels attack on job cuts

By Rod Addy

Unilever has defended itself against trades union claims its green business strategy may be sustainable for profits, but not for jobs.

Premier Foods and the BFAWU have resolved their labour row at the Hovis bakery in Wigan

Premier Foods and union end Hovis strikes

By Mike Stones

Premier Foods and the Bakers, Food & Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have resolved the row over the use of zero hours contracts and agency labour at its Wigan bakery.

Unite the union has called off all industrial action at Ardagh Glass

Ardagh Glass staff call off industrial action

By Mike Stones

Unite union members have called off a planned one-day strike, due to take place today (September 17), at Ardagh Glass’s plants in Barnsley, Doncaster and Knottingley in Yorkshire and Irvine in Ayrshire.

On the road to industrial action at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics

Beer supplies to 30,000 outlets in strike threat

By Mike Stones

Supplies of beer, lager and soft drinks to 30,000 pubs, hotels and other outlets throughout the UK are under threat, the union Unite, has warned distribution firm Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL), as its members prepare for a 24-hour strike from...

United Biscuit’s Aintree factory makes Jacob’s Cream Crackers

Strike ballot sought at Jacob’s crackers plant

By Rod Addy

GMB officials have sought permission from the union’s executive council to ballot for strike action at United Biscuit’s Jacob’s Cream Crackers factory in Liverpool after talks about changes to work agreements collapsed.

Premier Foods insists supply of bakery products, such as Hovis bread, will not be disrupted by the strike

Premier Foods strike begins at Hovis plant

By Rod Addy

Premier Foods moved to reassure customers that bakery supplies would not be disrupted as the first of three threatened strikes kicked off at its Hovis bread factory in Wigan.

Union members at Premier Foods’ Hovis factory in Wigan have voted for strike action

Premier Foods Wigan staff vote for strikes

By Rod Addy

Premier Foods staff at its Hovis Wigan bakery have voted for strike action in protest at the use of agency workers on zero-hours contracts following permanent employees’ redundancies and pay cuts.


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