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Strike threat forces retreat

Issue No. 2214

Bosses at First Bus Essex have retreated over attempts to introduce worse terms and conditions for new starters than those for existing drivers.

The drivers’ Unite union had threatened a 24-hour strike last Monday, but this was called off when management climbed down.

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Tue 10 Aug 2010, 17:16 BST
Issue No. 2214
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