National Express bus strike as walkout enters day three – Pictures

Thousands of West Midlands bus drivers are taking part in industrial action on Wednesday – marking a third day of strikes. Disruption is set to continue across the region with only limited hospital services running.Drivers previously told how they’re willing to remain on strike indefinitely until a better pay deal is struck with their employer, National Express. Drivers have already rejected an ‘improved offer’ of a 14.3 per cent pay increase, along with increases to Christmas and New Year’s pay and accident pay.National Express West Midlands said the package would have brought an experienced driver salary up to nearly £33,000.

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