“Although I have not yet received their written request to reopen talks, I contacted Mr Lyon as soon as I heard there was an opportunity to resolve this via negotiation. I will be returning early from leave to meet HIAL management on Wednesday morning.
“Our members have always seen strike action as the option of last resort and we welcome any chance to settle this dispute.”
Prospect represents more than 120 of the 160 workers employed by HIAL’s security company, AMSL across eleven Scottish airports including Dundee, Inverness, Stornoway and Sumburgh.
In the six years since HIAL brought security provision in house, management has failed to agree equal pay, holidays, and sick pay for AMSL’s airport security workers.
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