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Offline Stuart Leader

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First Essex - Strike
« on: October 07, 2009, 06:58:33 PM »
Just seen on the First website that First Essex will be on strike on 12/10/09

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Re: First Essex - Strike
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2009, 10:04:11 PM »
In contrast to other strikes, I'm somewhat baffled at how managers think it is acceptable to freeze staff pay.  Prices have gone up in the last 3mths, as indicated by the RPI.  Essex isn't the only area First have failing staff relations either - the industrial situation in SY is similar.

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Re: First Essex - Strike
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2009, 07:04:44 PM »
I can imagine Essex County Buses are going to do well out of this.

As they operate route 42 in competition with First's 42, many First route 42 users will have to use Essex County Buses. Meaning Essex County Buses get much more income on strike days, and possibly new passengers from First's 42, who have experienced Essex County Buses for the first time.

I always like it when a small independent does well out of failing Big companies...