the finance union has suspended an industrial action ballot at the Lloyds TSB
call centre in Newcastle after reaching a ‘significant breakthrough’ with the
union was calling for industrial action after Lloyds TSB announced its
intention to close down and outsource 1,000 jobs to India.
has said it will offer a job to anyone in the Newcastle Contact Centre who
wishes to remain in the employment of the bank.
negotiator, Bernadette Fisher, said: "We are delighted the bank has made this
offer. This is the best Christmas present staff will get."