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‘We will overcome’


This year’s Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival 2020 starts Friday, July 17 and runs through till Sunday July 19. The festival is for many the highlight of... Read More
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‘Shoddy’ pay offer


  Four days of strike action, from Saturday (January 12), are on the cards at an East Yorkshire chocolate crumb manufacturer over a ‘shoddy’ pay... 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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Bakery dispute settled


Drivers at the Kingsmill bakery in West Bromwich, who deliver 1.5 million loaves each week, have overwhelmingly accepted a revised pay offer and have called... Read More
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2 Sisters plant reopens


A chicken processing factory that was closed for a month following reports of poor hygiene practises reopened yesterday (November 6), after working with Unite to... Read More
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A bitter sweet Brexit?


A radical new vision for food and farming was warmly welcomed by the guest speakers and audience who attended the launch this week of a... Read More
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‘Cautious welcome’


A ‘cautious’ welcome has been given by Unite to a proposed joint venture of two UK poultry heavyweights which will employ 6,000 workers.   The... Read More
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The food we eat


Politicians are being urged to develop a progressive food policy for England that includes improved labour rights in advance of leaving the EU.   A... Read More
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