MANAGERS could be inundated by employees wanting voluntary redundancy, one of the States’ biggest staff representatives has warned.
CT PLUS believes that it has done enough to satisfy angry bus drivers and avoid a weekend strike.
BUS drivers have warned CT Plus it has until end of business on Thursday to make improvements to their working conditions or else they will go on strike at the weekend.
MASSIVE disruption of the island’s bus service is expected today after drivers voted for an immediate 24-hour strike at an emergency meeting last night.
BUS operator CT Plus has made a loss in its first year.
A DRIVER stand-off which threatened the launch of CT Plus’s new night bus service has ended after five employees volunteered to work the unsocial hours.
BUS drivers will meet tonight to discuss whether they can reach a compromise over a proposed pay freeze and night bus service or whether they should consider industrial action, their union has said.
BUS DRIVERS have turned to their union for help out of fear that they are being forced to work the late-night services with no security onboard and no extra pay.
MANUAL workers face a pay freeze this year and other States employees fear the same.
A UNION representative has called for the island’s minimum wage to be scrapped and a living wage introduced instead.