Infrastructure Minister welcomes suspension of transport strike

Date published: 25 February 2024

Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd has welcomed the suspension of the transport strike which had been planned for later this week.

Infrastructure Minister John O'Dowd
Infrastructure Minister John O'Dowd

Following a meeting between Translink and the Unions today, the Unions have agreed to suspend the planned strike action and ballot their members on a new offer. 

John O’Dowd said: 

“Resolving public sector pay quickly has been a key priority for the Executive. This is a positive development which I very much welcome. I want to thank the Unions and Translink management for their determination to find a resolution to this dispute.”  

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