to stop industrial action by baggage handlers across the UK have ended without
agreement between the Transport and General Workers’ Union (T&G) and
management at ground handling services company Aviance.
of the T&G union working at 16 locations, including Heathrow, Edinburgh,
Glasgow and Liverpool, voted by four to one to reject a 2.5 per cent pay offer,
and are seeking an increase of 3.5 per cent.
national secretary for aviation, Brendan Gold, said the sides were closer to
agreement, but there was still a "small gap" between what the union
wanted and the latest offer from the company.
said it was continuing talks with the GMB and Amicus unions to avert industrial