21 Jun '12, 12pm

Bus and Coach News: London bus strike in the balance: A strike by London’s bus workers plann... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: London bus strike in the balance: A strike by London’s bus workers plann... #bus #coach #diesel

A strike by London’s bus workers planned for Friday (23 June) looks set to be called off. The issue is in the balance, but trade union Unite was offering a “cautious welcome” to an announcement by London mayor Boris Johnson yesterday that the Olympic Delivery Authority had £8.3million available to fund a bus workers bonus, provided the strike was halted. The strike was called over demands for a £500 bonus for bus workers during the Olympic Games. A ballot by Unite found 94 per cent of voters in favour of strike action but on a low 38 per cent turnout. This pointed to limited support for strike action, although that didn’t stop Unite regional secretary Peter Kavanagh describing the result as a “landslide”. The union believes a bonus is justified because buses will be carrying extra passengers, meaning drivers have to work harder. However the prospect of a stoppage receded o...

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