Unions put pressure on Kraft to reveal plans for Cadbury amid takeover battle

LONDON - Unite, the union representing Cadbury workers, has written to Kraft to demand more details about its plans for the company if its £9.8bn bid is successful.

According to reports, the union has given Kraft 14 days to respond to the letter, before it would start to lobby hard against the Kraft bid if its responses were not adequate.

The union has asked for guarantees that no sites will be closed and no compulsory redundancies initiated for five years after the proposed acquisition.

The Cadbury board has dismissed the offer as too low.
Royal Bank of Scotland providing financial backing to Kraft's bid has also angered unions and MPs.

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