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Unite slams 'hypocrite' Chief Minister

Tue, 21 May 2013

Chief Minister Allan Bell
Chief Minister Allan Bell

The union which represents bus drivers has slammed the Chief Minister saying he’s a hypocrite.

Unite is accusing Allan Bell of attacking his own workforce.

Drivers are due to strike again over the TT fortnight as part of a long running dispute over changes to their terms and conditions.

The union revealed last week that it has asked the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure to re-offer a deal it previously turned down whereby drivers would lose a paid lunch break but retain other conditions.

The department has refused. Unite’s Eric Holmes says he’s angry:

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