Allied Bakeries avoids strike action after Kingsmill drivers accept pay offer


More than 100 drivers at a Kingsmill bakery in West Bromwich have called off threatened strike action after accepting a revised pay offer and agreeing changes to shift patterns. Unite said around 130 drivers, maintenance staff and security personnel at the depot, which supplies 1.5 million loaves a week to customers including Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco, have agreed a new pay package. Unite lead officer for the food sector Joe Clarke said: “As part of the agreed deal with […]