Britain: Border forces begin their strike and warn of disruption to the Kingdom's airports in 2023

Britain: Border forces begin their strike and warn of disruption to the Kingdom's airports in 2023  LONDON: Travelers at UK airports are under threat of more disruptions ahead early next year, after the road transport public and trade union said it was likely that a strike by Border Force officials on Friday would be the first of a series. Several strikes, according to Bloomberg News. Workers began eight days of strikes that will extend into New Year's Eve, with the union demanding higher wages and more job security for its members. The union's general secretary, Mark Sirotka, warned that "these measures will escalate" in 2023.  However, a new deadline has been announced, as baggage handlers at London's Heathrow airport called off their strike which was due to start at 4am on Thursday 29th. December and continues until New Year's Day. The federation said that members of the Baggage Handling Workers Union had accepted an offer from Menzies Aviation to give them a 9.5% increase retroactively from last May, and then another increase of another 1% starting next January. Airports and airlines had warned of disruption before the passport strike began on Friday, while a senior border force employee warned that some airports may have to close their doors. However, London's Heathrow airport said at 9 a.m. Friday that it was operating as normal and no flight cancellations had been announced

LONDON: Travelers at UK airports are under threat of more disruptions ahead early next year, after the road transport public and trade union said it was likely that a strike by Border Force officials on Friday would be the first of a series. Several strikes, according to Bloomberg News.

Workers began eight days of strikes that will extend into New Year's Eve, with the union demanding higher wages and more job security for its members.
The union's general secretary, Mark Sirotka, warned that "these measures will escalate" in 2023.

However, a new deadline has been announced, as baggage handlers at London's Heathrow airport called off their strike which was due to start at 4am on Thursday 29th. December and continues until New Year's Day.

The federation said that members of the Baggage Handling Workers Union had accepted an offer from Menzies Aviation to give them a 9.5% increase retroactively from last May, and then another increase of another 1% starting next January.
Airports and airlines had warned of disruption before the passport strike began on Friday, while a senior border force employee warned that some airports may have to close their doors.
However, London's Heathrow airport said at 9 a.m. Friday that it was operating as normal and no flight cancellations had been announced
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