First Bus Strike Action

Strikes are underway across Devon and Cornwall by staff working for First bus.

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First bus workers on strike in Devon & Cornwall

Workers will be on strike for 24 hours Credit: ITV Westcountry

Strikes are underway across Devon and Cornwall by staff working for First bus.

It follows a day of action last month by members of the RMT union. It's over changes to pay and working conditions. The company did come up with a new offer but it was rejected. because it didn't include back pay. Bus services will be affected until midnight tonight.

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24 hour bus strike in Devon and Cornwall

The strike begins at midnight Credit: ITV Westcountry

First bus staff in Devon and Cornwall will be taking part in a 24 hour strike from midnight tonight.

It follows last month's day of action by RMT members in a dispute over pay. The company did come up with a new offer but it was rejected because it didn't include back pay.

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