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Unions call off Arriva bus strike after an improved two year pay deal

Unions have called off a planned strike after Arriva North West tabled a new two year pay deal, unions are expected to accept the new offer and further bus strikes will be called off.

At this time December 12 strike has been called off, however all the other planned strikes are still at this time still on, which means no buses on the 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd of December.

Phil Stone, MD for Arriva North West, said: “Arriva North West has today tabled a new two year pay agreement with the unions, which the unions will now take to a ballot next Monday and Tuesday.

“We are pleased that the unions have agreed to cancel strike action on Tuesday 12 December.

“We believe our latest offer guaranteeing a two year pay rise represents a fair and decent deal for our drivers and hope the pay offer is accepted by our staff and we can return to delivering the best possible service to our passengers and the local economy.”

 

 

Phil Stone, MD for Arriva North West, said: “Arriva North West has today tabled a new two year pay agreement with the unions, which the unions will now take to a ballot next Monday and Tuesday.
We are pleased that the unions have agreed to cancel strike action on Tuesday 12 December.

“We believe our latest offer guaranteeing a two year pay rise represents a fair and decent deal for our drivers and hope the pay offer is accepted by our staff and we can return to delivering the best possible service to our passengers and the local economy”

 

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