An industrial action ballot was due to start tomorrow (Friday 20 July) involving security staff at Manchester Airport. Unions and management concluded discussions today (Thursday 19 July) which have resulted in an amended and improved roster which will be recommended for acceptance. On the basis that these are agreeable to members they will be implemented on 15 September.

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Unite is a union that campaigns for and delivers better pay and conditions for its members. Unite is winning at work based on three core values. Secure Work: fighting for jobs and job security, Strong Voice: a union which is a respected voice at work and Decent Pay: a union focussed on pay and conditions.

Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union with over 1.4 million members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.

For more information contact Ciaran Naidoo 07768 931 315