Planned strike by Avanti West Coast drivers suspended


A planned strike by train drivers on Avanti West Coast has been suspended.

Members of Aslef were due to walk out on July 2 in a dispute over sick notes.

The union said the company has confirmed it will remove the sick note policy which was in dispute.

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Aslef general secretary Mick Whelan said: “As we have always said, we want to maintain a culture of positive industrial relations. “This outcome shows that when management come to the table and understand our members’ perspective we are able to resolve issues effectively.”

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