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Shell tanker men accept new offer

17th February 1978
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NIOR shop stewards, representing 2,200 Shell tanker drivers, have agreed to accept a new pay Inula put forward by the company giving them up to 20 per cent pay rises and ending their ertime ban.

Jnder the old rates of pay a ver on average money uld have been paid around 10.45 a week, made up of 1.25 basic pay plus £6.15 for vments made under stages e and two of the Governnt's pay policy, £8.89 shift v and £26.16 overtime.

3ut the new rates will give at same man around 10.05 by raising the basic y to £75 a week plus an adional £10 a week "new )ney". But his shift pay and ertime payments will be lculated on the old basic rate d the new rate will include iges one and two payments. The deal has no elements of oductivity in it and is ought by Transport and neral Workers Union officials to be nearer to the union's 20 per cent claim than the company's earlier 15 per cent offer. One of the conditions of the agreement is that it will be offered to the other oil company driver banning overtime.


Organisations: Workers Union

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