Unite union averts Heathrow “freight chaos” as drivers accept 7.5% pay rise

Unite union averts Heathrow

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) said it had averted strike action among truckers and cargo handlers at Heathrow Airport after it offered them a pay deal worth 7.5%. The Unite union had warned “freight chaos” was on the cards after it claimed the company had imposed a pay freeze at a time when inflation was soaring. However, WFS said its 200 employees had now accepted its revised pay offer and that industrial action had now been suspended.

Unite said the agreed […]

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