Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey has welcomed the move towards resolution, after conciliatory service Acas announced they would hold talks on the tanker fuel strike, this Wednesday. Mr McCluskey said:
"We welcome this development and thank Acas for their efforts to pull both sides together. We believe these matters can be resolved through meaningful negotiations. But to give these talks a chance of success, there must be an immediate end to mischievous briefing against the drivers.
"These talks must be given the best chance of succeeding. The issues facing this industry are serious. It is beholden on all parties now to work constructively to solve them."
The conciliatory service Acas has announced that talks aimed at resolving the fuel tanker drivers' dispute will be held on Wednesday.
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