Allied Bakeries drivers threaten strike action over ‘paltry’ pay deal


 

Drivers at Allied Bakeries’ Kingsmill depot at West Bromwich are threatening to strike after being offered a “paltry” pay deal, union Unite has warned. More than 100 drivers at the depot, which supplies 1.5 million loaves a week to customers including Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco, are being balloted this week for strike action following Allied Bakeries’ offer of a 2% pay rise. The union is arguing that the pay offer is not only below the rate of inflation but […]