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GMB Scotland in Paterson Arran – Pay Talks Update
Your GMB Scotland Representatives met with management on Monday 25/11 and commenced pay talks.
The wage claim that we submitted on your behalf was as follows;
We are conscious of the fact that this has been an uncertain time for many within the factory after the acquisition of Paterson Arran by Burtons Biscuits, our priority will always be the defence of your interests.
We go into these pay talks in good faith and we are hopeful that management recognise the massive contribution that the workforce makes every day. The success of Paterson Arran is built on the work that you put in and we feel you deserve a pay deal in line with that contribution.
Bear in mind that our success in these pay talks is hinging on how strong we are within the workplace. If we have a growing GMB membership who understand and recognise how critical they are to the successful future of this company, then we have a better chance of securing an above inflation pay deal.
The larger our membership is then the stronger our bargaining position. Speak to your fellow worker and encourage them to join so that they strengthen our hand in the pay negotiations and so that you all have a say on your pay.
We are meeting management again next Tuesday; an update will follow from that meeting.
GMB Scotland Organiser