Easter weekend Stansted strikes suspended

Easter weekend Stansted strikes suspended

The threatened Easter strike by ground handling staff at Stansted airport has been suspended as talks between the GMB and Unite unions and Swissport continue.

A statement released after today’s talks said: “We are pleased that passengers and families travelling over the Easter weekend will no longer face potential disruption.

“We will continue our talks in an attempt to reach a joint consensus that ensures we understand our commercial challenges and balance the need for the work life balance of our employees.”

GMB members had voted to strike in a dispute over shifts which it says will leave its members £1,000 out of pocket.


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