Our Ref: B/0001/BS
21st December 2022
Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service 2023 – Bluestar
Referring to previous correspondence, the e-referendum has now concluded, and the result is as follows:
Question: Are you prepared to accept the company’s offer?
Eligible members 92
Total votes cast 64
Number voting “Yes” 58
Number voting “No” 6
Noting the results, the National Executive Committee has instructed me to inform the company of our acceptance of the pay offer.
For ease of reference, the accepted offer is, effective from 1st January 2023 is:
Drivers' basic rate of pay increases to £14.00 per hour
Drivers' overtime rate increases to £17.50 per hour
All other grades covered by the collective bargaining agreement to increase by 12%
I have requested that the increase is implemented at the earliest opportunity.