Tag Archives: agriculture

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‘Excellent deal’


Unite has negotiated an inflation busting pay increase for all workers at poultry producer Two Sisters working in its Midlands workplaces.   After extensive negotiations... Read More
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‘Irresponsible’ show


In an age when children’s lives are often dominated by smartphones, streaming TV and video games, there’s something doubtlessly alluring about the premise of the... Read More
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‘Sad state of affairs’


A rural charity is producing a “village survival guide” after a survey revealed that many countryside residents feel isolated and ignored.   Unite welcomed the... Read More
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Bring back AWB call


The annual Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival, held in Dorset each year, commemorates Britain’s first instance of trade unionism, when farmworkers first organised for better pay in... Read More
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Reduce the risks call


The nature of the agricultural industry means there will always be a safety risk. Yet those risks can be minimised the fact that this is... Read More
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Brexit berries threat


One of the UK’s biggest berry farms is moving part of its operations to China because it claims it can’t find enough workers.   However,... Read More
Comment

Under pressure


Mental health and stress in transport and food workplaces are right at the top of our agenda. Pressure to win contracts through undercutting in the relentless... Read More