The Independent – Mass disruption feared in summer airport strike
The Independent says Britain is braced for a summer of “massive disruption” after British Airways workers voted in favour of strike action on the same day that railways were all but shut down by industrial action.
Ground staff at the carrier’s Heathrow hub overwhelmingly backed a walkout in their fight to reverse pay cuts imposed during the Covid pandemic.
Up to 1,000 workers will be involved in the strike, which the GMB Union said was “likely to be during the peak summer holiday period”.
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Mass disruption feared in summer airport strike – that’s on the front page of The Independent which leads with the BA vote to strike.