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Fresh talks aimed at averting strikes by fuel tanker drivers are to be held on Monday, raising hopes that industrial action can be averted.
The union Unite has been given an extension to next Tuesday before it has to make a decision about calling industrial action.
The new talks will involve Hoyer, even though Unite is to re-ballot its members at the firm after the union discovered that a number of its members had not received ballot papers during the original voting last month.
The conciliation service Acas announced that leaders of the Unite union and officials from six distribution companies will meet on Monday.
Unite has also been given an extension to next Tuesday before it has to make a decision about calling industrial action.
The two sides have already held six days of talks but tanker drivers' representatives overwhelmingly turned down a proposed agreement yesterday despite progress being made on some of the issues involved in the row.
Fresh talks aimed at averting strikes by fuel tanker drivers are to be held on Monday, Acas said.
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ITV News has obtained details of the offer at the centre of the petrol tanker row, ahead of talks to avert strikes by fuel tanker drivers.
The unions may have to re-ballot over the tanker strike dispute, as the original ballot may be based on a flaw.