All upcoming train strike dates have been cancelled by the RMT after the union received a new deal from the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) that could bring the industrial action to an end.
The union has entered talks with the RDG, which manages 14 operators across the UK, to thrash out an agreement on pay, job security and working conditions.
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But you could still face serious delays to your plans if you plan to travel overseas with a huge five-week strike set to hit the Passport Office. Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union say they haven’t seen a real pay rise in years, resorting to industrial action which will further add to the delays in passport processing that can already take up to 10 weeks.
A breakthrough may be on the horizon for industrial action in the NHS, as healthcare unions have paused strike action as a new pay deal from the government is put to members.
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The government has offered a 5.2 per cent pay rise from April, as well as a one-off payment of 2 per cent of their salary, plus a 4 per cent Covid recovery bonus.