BP releases statement after fresh round of talks to avert fuel strikes

Following two further days of complex and constructive discussions, a final set of proposals has been produced. BP has remained committed to finding a solution tothis dispute throughout the process.

BP believes that the final proposals address the issues raised by Unite, and represent a fair and reasonable settlement to the dispute.

BP, along with the other industry participants, has agreed to a further extension to enable Unite to consult with its delegate conference and to solicit feedback from all employees affected by this dispute...

– BP

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New fuel talk proposals

A final set of proposals has been drawn up in a bid to avert strikes by fuel tanker drivers. Unite the union has until May 21st to decided whether to accept the deal.