United Kingdom - Strikes at Gatwick airport prevented by pay rise - February 28, 2018

After 100% of Omni-Serve workers that are organised in the union Unite voted in favour of strikes a pay deal was put on the table in order to mitigate strike action. The company employs bus drivers who ferry passengers to and from aircrafts at Gatwick airport. The proposed strike action was a response to a 0% pay offer for 2017, which followed a three-year pay freeze. Omni-Serv returned to the negotiating table and made a revised offer of a two year pay deal worth 5 per cent plus a £600 lump sum (non-consolidated payment).

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