East Anglia: Planned strike at Stansted Airport called off

EAST ANGLIA: Planned strikes by ground staff at Stansted Airport over Easter have been called off after peace talks.

Members of the GMB union had been due to walk out for four hours on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday in a dispute over pay.

Union members employed by Swissport voted overwhelmingly for strike action after the GMB claimed they were facing cuts of up to �1,000 a year because of shift changes.

The union said that following talks with the company today, the strike had been suspended.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter