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Tanker drivers for Shell, after holding motorists to ransom last weekend, extracted a 14% two-year pay rise.

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Is now the winter of our discontent?

...it is all the more surprising that the government has been quick to gloss over the pay offer made to Shell tanker drivers of 14 per cent over two years. This inflation- busting award puts the drivers on more than £40,000 a year, much more than almost all classroom teachers, for example.

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Darling warns of ‘disastrous’ pay demands

Trade unions were warned yesterday against a "disastrous" return to 1970s-style inflationary pay demands, after striking Shell tanker drivers secured a big wage settlement...

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It’s enough to make you weep.

The Secretary of State for Business and Enterprise has said that the Shell tanker drivers' pay deal reflected the "particular conditions in the industry...

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Shell drivers urged to back pay deal

Although details of the proposed settlement will not be presented formally to drivers until today, it is expected to include a big upfront payment, which could embarrass ministers who this week called for pay discipline to help hold down inflation.

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Refinery row threatens talks to end tanker driver strikes

A dispute over the treatment of Scottish tanker drivers threatens to derail talks aimed at preventing a second round of fuel strikes this week.

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Fuel strike bites in South West, as Shell agrees to new pay talks

New talks to agree a pay deal for 641 drivers contracted to distribute fuel for Shell in the UK are to continue today.

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Talks over tanker drivers’ strike set to resume

Talks between striking tanker drivers and employers are to resume on Monday in a bid to prevent another strike taking place next weekend.

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Fuel pumps run dry as Shell tanker drivers’ strike bites

Pumps across many parts of Scotland ran dry yesterday as Shell tanker drivers prepared for their fourth day on strike.

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Tempers fray as Shell strike begins to bite

With striking workers continuing to blockade Shell petrol depots around the country, there were growing reports of panic buying and people travelling dozens of miles just to fill up

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Petrol strike: garages start to run out of fuel

By late yesterday as many as 150 of Britain’s 9,000 garages had run out of unleaded fuel. At least half these were garages selling petrol from Shell, the oil company targeted by tanker drivers demanding a 13% pay rise. Some still had more expensive premium fuel for sale.

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Shell outsourcing at heart of pay squabble

At the heart of the matter is Shell’s decision in the 1990s to outsource its tanker driver operations.

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Union issues ultimatum over Shell pay talks

Motorists face the growing prospect of continuing fuel shortages after it emerged that a second wave of strikes by Shell tanker drivers is planned for next week.

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Fuel supplies begin to dry up as hauliers plan second strike

A strike by petrol tanker drivers started to bite yesterday as motorists were urged to stay calm and only drive if absolutely necessary. With the Army on standby and the prospect of a second action next week if talks fail again, hauliers supplying Shell stations walked out at 6am.

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