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Workers at the Gaymer Cider Company in Shepton Mallett say they are celebrating after agreeing a 'no-strings' pay increase.
Staff had been offered a 3% pay rise on the condition that they then accepted a pay freeze in the subsequent year.
More than 100 production workers at the site in Kilver Street took part in industrial action. They say they have now accepted a 3% rise 'without any strings attached'.
Workers at the Gaymer cider factory in Shepton Mallet have until the end of today to vote on possible industrial action.
The dispute centres on a proposed 3% wage rise, which was conditional on workers accepting a subsequent pay freeze. The site's brands include Gaymers Original, Olde English and Blackthorn.