The GMB union acknowledged that higher than 3,000 workers at Stanlow, Fawley, Valero, Grangemouth and Mossmorran oil refineries and the Sellafield nuclear energy place of residing were balloting on a pay deal of 10% for 2024 and a extra 5% for 2025.
The tip outcomes of the ballot, which closed on Friday, saw a majority of 86% flip the deal down.
GMB will meet with union reps on the present time (6th November) to say about next steps and a approach for industrial action.
Charlotte Brumpton-Childs, GMB National Officer, acknowledged:
“Engineering development employee’s pay has plummeted to higher than 20% under inflation, so it’s now not vastly excellent they haven’t permitted a pay deal that smooth amounts to a real-terms pay slice.
“These are extraordinarily skilled workers, who’re alive to by mass factual industrial action for the first time of their careers because their employers maintain failed to abet their charges of pay per inflation.
“GMB will meet with reps on Monday to say about next steps.”
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