Bread strike called off as Kingsmill comes up with more dough

A threatened bread shortage in the run-up to Christmas in parts of the Midlands and the north of England has been averted after delivery drivers at a bakery in West Bromwich agreed a revised pay deal. Drivers at the Kingsmill bakery, who deliver 1.5 million loaves each week, have overwhelmingly accepted a revised pay offer and have called off their threatened strike action. Unite, the country’s largest union, said around 130 drivers, maintenance staff and security personnel at the Birmingham Road site had agreed a new pay pack... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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