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Bus drivers set to strike
BUS drivers at Wilts & Dorset could be set to strike over changes to working conditions.
Transport union RMT began balloting its 500 members on January 23 over changes to shifts, sign on and off times, and meal breaks.
More than 70 per cent of members voted in favour of strike action, with a larger majority voting for other forms of action.
Bob Crow, RMT general secretary, said: “This overwhelming mandate for action will now be considered by RMT’s executive and demonstrates to the company the strength of feeling on the shop floor and the determination among our members to stop the attacks on terms and conditions and to secure workplace justice from this wealthy company.”
A Wilts & Dorset spokesman said: “We remain in discussions with RMT and hopefully we can find the right outcome so as to minimise disruption to passengers.”