Fuel tanker drivers' dispute

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Petrol tanker strike averted as drivers accept deal
Unite union says 51% of drivers accepted latest offer over safety standards and training, lifting threats of fuel shortages

Dan Milmo, industrial editor

11, May, 2012 @4:14 PM

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Threat of tanker driver dispute fades
Restaged ballot of employees at petrol distributor for Esso and Shell results in majority voting for action short of walkout

Dan Milmo

08, May, 2012 @5:47 PM

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Tanker drivers' ballot results due on Friday
Members of Unite trade union are voting on deal with fuel distributors over safety, training, pay and pensions

Dan Milmo, industrial editor

06, May, 2012 @6:30 PM

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Tanker drivers urged to reject offer
Petrol strike edges closer after Unite shop stewards recommend 2,000 drivers turn down latest offer from fuel distributors

Dan Milmo Industrial editor

26, Apr, 2012 @7:44 PM

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Fresh peace plan could avert petrol tanker drivers' strike
Unite's strike mandate has been extended to allow members to vote on new set of peace proposals

Dan Milmo, industrial editor

25, Apr, 2012 @8:09 AM

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Petrol strike talks continue past deadline
Deadline for announcing industrial action by fuel tanker drivers passes without Unite trade union setting walkout dates

Dan Milmo, industrial editor

24, Apr, 2012 @6:47 PM

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David Cameron vows to 'stay in touch' after accusations of arrogance
Prime minister and the chancellor George Osborne condemned by Tory backbencher for being 'arrogant posh boys'

Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent

23, Apr, 2012 @11:13 PM

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Fuel dispute: union warns 'considerable movement' needed to reach deal
Unite and fuel distributors to try to thrash out deal at Acas but deep divisions remain over issue of national minimum pay

Dan Milmo, Industrial editor

23, Apr, 2012 @9:05 AM

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