Strike Action

Kellogg's has publicly addressed the strike by 1,400 workers at its RTE cereal plants in the US. Pic: Kellogg Company

US cereal giant denies threats to move jobs to Mexico

By Gill Hyslop

Kellogg Company has responded to the workers strike, denying allegations by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) that it threatened to move production outside the US if it didn’t agree to proposals.

Staff at Gunstones bakery staged a 48-hour strike this week

550 strike over pay at 2 Sisters bakery

By Laurence Gibbons

Hundreds of workers at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Gunstones bakery in Sheffield took part in a 48-hour strike this week, with a further 48-hour walk out planned for next month.

Smurfit Kappa Union members to hold 4-day strike

Four-day strike, starting on Friday

Strike action escalates at Smurfit Kappa

By Jenny Eagle

Smurfit Kappa trade union members have announced plans for a four-day strike, from April 17-21, in an escalation of an earlier 48-hour walkout (April 1-2), over the dismissal of two union stewards at the group's Northampton corrugated packaging facility...

Tunnock's staff walk out as pay dispute escalates

Tunnock's staff walk out as pay dispute escalates

By Elaine Watson

More than 360 staff out of 500 employed at the Tunnock's caramel wafer and teacake factory in Uddingston, Glasgow, downed tools yesterday and will strike again next Tuesday.

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