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24 Feb 2023

Gwen Ridler, Food Manufacture (UK)

UK: Diageo workers strike over pay and contracts, amid claims the drinks company bypassed consultation with union

"Diageo workers to resume strike action", 24 Feb 2023

Engineers at Diageo's plant in Leven resume strike action ... as Unite explores legal action against the drinks giant in a dispute over contracts and pay...

This latest round of industrial action ... comes amid claims by Unite that Diageo employees have been unlawfully induced by the company to sign new contracts. If substantiated, the union said it would represent a significant escalation in the dispute at the site and that it is now actively exploring all legal options.

A Diageo spokesperson said: "We strongly refute Unite's claims that we have bypassed the collective consultation process. We are still committed to seeking a resolution with the very small number of employees who continue to take industrial action. In the meantime, our Leven site continues to operate safely." ...