RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2020/21 – STAGECOACH EAST MIDLANDS

Our Ref: B/0001/SEM(M&W)
15th October 2021
 
Dear Colleagues 
 
 
STRIKE ACTION IS SUSPENDED
PLEASE WORK AS NORMAL ON MONDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2021
 
 
RATES OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2020/21 – STAGECOACH EAST MIDLANDS (MANSFIELD & WORKSOP)
 
Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report that the union’s negotiating team has met with the company and the following revised pay offer has been tabled:-
 
For all Drivers, (Including Trainees, Leading Drivers Administrative staff and Instructors). This also includes Engineering and Clerks.
 
  • For 2020 there will be a one-off payment of £400 for each employee and this would be paid pro rata for part time staff.
  • An increase of 1.8%, effective 1st May 2021
  • An increase of 2.7% from the point of acceptance of this offer.
 
Grade
Current Rate
May 21
At point of Acceptance
Drivers (Year 1)
£8.93
£9.09
£9.35
Drivers (Year 1 +)
£10.77
£10.96
£11.26
Engineers (Semi Skilled)
£10.26
£10.45
£10.73
Engineers (Skilled Day)
£12.78
£13.01
£13.36
 
  • The enhancements for Leading Drivers, Mentors and Supervisors will remain unchanged.
  • Sickness and holiday pay will increase in line with this offer
  • The anniversary for pay talks would be May 2022.
 
In light of these developments and having discussed this matter with the union's negotiating team, the union's National Executive Committee has agreed to suspend the planned strike action which was scheduled to commence at 00:01 hours and 23:59 hours on Monday 18th October 2021. Consequently, members should book on for their shifts as normal.
 
The union will conduct an electronic referendum so that you can have you say on the offer. I will write again in the coming days to advise you of the details of the referendum. 
 
Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your commitment and support for your union during this dispute.
 
Yours sincerely
Michael Lynch
General Secretary