Border Drive employees at a number of main British airports together with the nation’s busiest, London’s Heathrow, will go on strike for a number of days over the Christmas interval in a dispute over pay, the PCS commerce union mentioned on Wednesday.

The union mentioned employees employed by the UK authorities in passport cubicles would take motion at Heathrow and Gatwick airports in addition to Birmingham Airport, Cardiff Airport, Glasgow Airport, Manchester Airport and the Port of Newhaven.

The union’s normal secretary Mark Serwotka mentioned round 2,000-3,000 employees can be concerned within the walkouts on December twenty third, twenty fourth, twenty fifth, twenty sixth, twenty eighth, twenty ninth, thirtieth and thirty first.

Requested why the union had picked the Christmas interval to take industrial motion, the union chief mentioned: “These individuals will lose pay after they go on strike, they do it as a final resort and the job of the union is to make sure that the motion that we name is observed.” – Reuters