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Arriva, Unite & GMB’s recent pay negotiations and the cancelling of proposed strike action from Monday 8th November

Joint Statement from Arriva, Unite and GMB regarding recent pay negotiations for drivers in Merseyside and the North West:

“Arriva UK Bus and the trade unions Unite and GMB are pleased to confirm that after ongoing discussions this week, all parties have come to an agreement on a way forward which meets the aspirations of the Trade Unions and their members. All Trade Union representatives from Arriva’s 10 depots in the region attended a meeting this morning to confirm their agreement and will be strongly recommending to their members that the new offer is accepted, when the new ballot takes place next week. In the meantime, it was also agreed that the proposed strike action for next week is cancelled and all parties will now work together towards full resolution.”