Birmingham Airport strikes called off after improved pay offer

(Reuters) – Britain’s labour union said on Monday strikes at Birmingham Airport, which were scheduled to begin on Tuesday were called off after workers employed by Menzies Aviation received an improved pay offer.

Plane refuelers employed by Menzies Aviation, accepted a revised pay offer, which included a 9% pay hike, an one-off payment of 750 pounds ($949.80), making temporary staff permanent, and upgrading communications technology.

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(Reporting by Sinchita Mitra in Bengaluru; Editing by Shweta Agarwal)