Workers who have been involved in strike action at the clothing firm Barbour, are to be re-balloted today.
The staff, who work at a distribution warehouse in Gateshead, returned to work last week after agreeing a deal with management.
Barbour says the workers will be re-balloted on an extension to that agreement, specifically in relation to working hours.
The dispute centred on the introduction of a two-shift system at the warehouse.
Workers at Barbour are due to return to work as usual this morning.
They voted to accept a new offer from the famous clothing company, bringing an end to a planned four week strike. The dispute was over a proposed change to shift times.
Barbour is based in South Shields but the dispute involved staff at a distribution centre in Gateshead.
Workers at the Barbour distribution centre in Gateshead have ended their industrial action after seven days.
Staff were balloted earlier today and have accepted the deal proposed by the company.
The ballot was the culmination of eight months of negotiation in order to reach an agreement to introduce a two-shift system in the warehouse.
Workers at the Barbour distribution centre in Gateshead have voted to accept new pay and conditions.
About 70 workers had been on a planned four week strike over proposed shift changes.
Workers at the Barbour distribution centre in Gateshead are to be balloted on a renewed offer from the firm.
Previously the company wanted to make staff start their shifts at 6.30 am and finish at 11 pm, leading to concerns from workers about public transport and family commitments.
But ITV Tyne Tees has learned that the firm has now offered staff a renewed start time of 7 am with a finish of 10.30 pm.
The union Unite are presently in negotiation with the firm on the revised offer with staff expected to vote on it this afternoon.
Striking workers at Barbour are being asked to vote on whether to accept a new proposal from the company. Around 70 Gateshead workers are on a planned four week strike over proposed shift changes. The details of the offer will not emerge until the workers have either accepted or rejected the proposal.
Striking workers at the Barbour clothing warehouse in Gateshead will be balloted tomorrow on whether to accept a new proposal from the company.
About 70 workers are on a planned four week strike over proposed shift changes which they say would badly affect their family life.
Talks were held today involving the conciliation service ACAS and the company says progress has been made.
Workers at the Barbour warehouse in Gateshead are striking because they're angry at plans that they say would see them working late at night with unsocial hours pay removed.
Clothing manufacturer Barbour says it is very disappointed not to have been able to reach agreement with the union over the introduction of new shift patterns.
It says it's been in consultation with warehouse employees since May 2014 and has done everything possible to resolve their concerns.
Barbour has 160 people working in its warehouse in Follingsby Park, Gateshead. It says, of these, 65 are in the union and of those that voted only 33 wanted strike action. The remaining warehouse staff are still working hard during this time.