URTU members employed by Wincanton working at the HJ Heinz factory near Wigan have voted in favour of industrial action following a pay dispute. Should industrial action take place between Monday 2 June and Friday 5 June Wincanton has said that comprehensive contingency plans are in place to “ensure that the impact of strike action on customer service is negligible”. A spokeswoman for Wincanton said: “We remain committed to an open dialogue with our employees and their representatives and we […]
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