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Bus drivers to vote again on pay proposals

Tue, 25 Sep 2012


The union boss at the heart of the bus drivers' pay dispute says he’s hopeful a resolution will be finally found this week.

Last week the driver’s rejected the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure’s proposals to take away their paid lunch breaks.

It followed weeks of negotiations with government claiming it could save up to £300,000 from the move.

Eric Holmes from Unite says employees will vote again on new proposals this Friday – but admits it’s likely there will be a significant pay cut.

However he says a resolution must be found soon:

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