Hovis workers win

Submitted by Matthew on 25 September, 2013 - 1:40

Hovis bakery workers have ended their strike with an agreement that agency labour “will only be used when there is insufficient commitment by employees to work overtime and banked hours.”

The strike had already succeeded in ending ”zero hours” contracts among directly employed workers.

Bakers’ union official Geoff Atkinson called the deal “a landmark”.

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