Train strikes CANCELLED after TSSA union members accept pay rise | The Sun
TRAIN strikes have been CANCELLED after the TSSA union finally reached a pay deal with rail companies.
TSSA had been locked in a two-year dispute with employers over salaries and working conditions.
Today the union's 3,000 members voted overwhelmingly in favour of accepting the latest offer.
The deal will staff receive a two-year pay rise of 9%.
Workers also received improved commitments on job security, including the need for a full consultation over any potential changes to terms and conditions.
A TSSA spokesperson said: "This is a clear decision from our members which will end our long-running dispute – something which could have happened months ago had it not been for Government intransigence.
"We will continue to hold the train companies and the Government to account as we go forward because Britain needs a fully functioning rail network at the heart of our green industrial future, and as a means of rebuilding our economy in the wake of the Covid pandemic."
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