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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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All-out strike for fair pay set to commence at Hovis as workforce votes overwhelmingly for industrial action

Pickets for Boucher Road site will go up at one minute past midnight on Friday after 88 percent majority votes for strike action in pursuit of 5.1 percent pay claim Deducting shift premiums, overtime and bonuses, Hovis workers receive a basic … Continue reading

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Unite members vote overwhelmingly for strike action despite attempt by Health Department Permanent Secretary Richard Pengelly to interfere with union’s industrial ballot

Health and social care workers in Unite voted 82.4 percent in favour of strike action and 91.1 for industrial action short of strike action over pay inequality and the staffing crisis Department of Health must address pay equality demand and end … Continue reading

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Unite members at Hovis in Belfast to be balloted on strike action in fair pay dispute

Once overtime and shift bonuses are removed, basic rates of pay in bread manufacturer are below the legal minimum Strike ballot is likely to be result in widespread disruption to bread supply in January 2020 Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, … Continue reading

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