Unite regional coordinating officer Steve Clark said today (Friday 8 February):  “We are pleased to confirm that the two Unite senior reps at First West Yorkshire & North Yorkshire have now been reinstated, following a successful appeals’ procedure.

“Whilst the details of the case remain confidential, the outcome decision has been accepted by both reps and the union.

“Unite has now cancelled the planning for industrial action ballots at First West Yorkshire & North Yorkshire.

“We wish to build on the solid foundations that we now have with the First Group management and enter into a constructive dialogue to create a new era of employment relations going forward.”


Notes to editors:

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For more information please contact Unite senior communications officer Shaun Noble on 020 3371 2060 or 07768 693940. Unite press office is on:  020 3371 2065

Email: shaun.noble@unitetheunion.org

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