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CM slams bus health and safety concerns as nonsense

Tue, 04 Jun 2013


Bus drivers are due to finish striking tomorrow - but there is still major uncertainty as to what will happen next.

With the drivers and the Department of Community Culture and Leisure at loggerheads there's a strong chance more industrial action could be on the cards.

The dispute - centered around changes to pay and terms and conditions - has been dragging on for over a year now after government announced it needed to make savings of £300,000.

Unite the Union is now claiming there are health and safety implications due to the hours drivers are expected to work being revised.

But Chief Minister Allan Bell has branded this nonsense:

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