Monday 6 February 2012

ftr Redundancies

 ftr soon after introduction in 2006

Bus workers in York are facing redundancy following service changes, are not being offered a "fair deal" according to their trade union.
Bus company First York has confirmed it will be withdrawing its ftr buses from service in April.
Unite said the change would mean 29 job losses and that the company should offer workers better redundancy terms.
First York said it was still consulting employees and the union over the removal of the ftr service.
The buses employ both conductors and drivers and were introduced in York in 2006.
First York is planning to replace the ftr with double-decker buses following a decision that will save First York more than £300,000 a year

David Gambles