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Hovis workers in Wigan strike over zero-hours contracts


Around 220 bakery employees begin second week-long action, with further strike threatened for end of September 

Workers at the Hovis bakery in Wigan have walked out for a second time in less than a month in a dispute over zero-hours contracts. Around 220 production staff began a second seven-day strike on Wednesday over the use of agency workers employed on zero-hours terms in the bakery. The action follows a one-week strike that began last month, with a further strike threatened for the end of September...