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Strike action paused at Allied Bakeries for ballot after company makes improved pay offer

Workforce will now be balloted on new offer by Unite and BFAWU  Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite, commended Allied Bakeries’ workers on a powerful strike which secured an improved pay offer from bosses. The pay increase will now … Continue reading

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Delivery vehicles backed up at Allied Bakeries site on Castlereagh Road as picketing workers stand strong

Huge levels of popular support for workforce in all-out strike action for Fair Pay  Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer for Unite commended both her members and those of the Bakers’ union (BFAWU) who established a powerful picket line at the … Continue reading

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Call for public to back the striking Allied Bakeries workers as pickets set for Castlereagh Road site

All-out strike action to commence at Allied Bakeries from 6am tomorrow Workforce strike action seeks to lift basic pay significantly above minimum wage Susan Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinating Officer called for the public to support workers forced into taking an all-out … Continue reading

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Allied Bakeries has four days to avoid disruptive strike ahead of Pancake Tuesday – but only if bosses deliver fair pay

Strike action set to commence at Allied Bakeries in Northern Ireland on Sunday from 6am after workers reject insulting management pay offer Pay gap remaining is only 24 pence an hour but must be bridged to avoid unnecessary disruption to … Continue reading

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Strike action set to commence at Allied Bakeries in Belfast – likely to impact UK supply of pancakes ahead of Pancake Tuesday

Unite members at Allied Bakeries in Belfast vote 75 percent for strike action in pursuit of five percent pay increase Sean McKeever, Regional Officer for Unite with responsibility for the food and drink sector, confirmed his union had informed management … Continue reading

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