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Threatened Industrial Action Results in Increased Pay for CAA Staff
Oct02

Threatened Industrial Action Results in Increased Pay for CAA Staff

It seems that strike action at the UK Civil Aviation Authority has been averted for the time being after negotiations between trade union Prospect and the CAA board resulted in an increased pay offer from that previously proposed. Last month, FTN reported that staff members at the CAA were being balloted on industrial action over pay. The call for strike action was a first for the UK’s aviation regulator. The CAA had previously...

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Stansted Strike Action Averted Due to Pay Offer
Sep29

Stansted Strike Action Averted Due to Pay Offer

Blue Handling ground workers at Stansted have accepted a bumper pay deal just hours before receiving an industrial action ballot paper. Ryanair’s flights from Stansted would have been severely disrupted during the October ‘half-term’ break if the strike had gone ahead.  Blue Handling and Ryanair put forward a better offer to GMB members after long negotiations and the possibility of imminent strike action. The ballot...

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