Unite members at Hoyer Petrolog contract to delay industrial action ballot to allow for fresh talks
- Monday 19 August 2019
Members of Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union, employed by Hoyer Petrolog on its Flexi Fleet contract have agreed to delay a ballot for industrial action, to allow further talks to take place in the on going pay dispute.
Negotiations will now resume at a senior level in an attempt to resolve the pay dispute.
Welcome fresh negoitations
Unite regional officer Steve Gerrard said: “It has always been Unite’s position to exhaust every possible avenue to find a resolution to disputes, and we welcome the prospect of further negotiations.
“Hoyer’s management must now come to the table with an open mind and participate in constructive and meaningful talks, if the ballot is to be avoided.”
Notes to editors:
- North West petrol shortages and flight delays likely as Ellesmere Port tanker drivers prepare for strike action
For more information please contact Unite communications officer Barckley Sumner on 020 3371 2067 or 07802 329235. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest union with members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.