British Airways Unlikely to Strike During Royal Wedding

Some promising news in the latest British Airways strike situation: The Guardian is reporting that the Unite trade union is expected to rule out industrial action by British Airways cabin crew during the royal wedding on April 29 if a new strike ballot results in a yes vote.

Unite's general secretary, Len McCluskey, has refused to rule out strikes, the report continues, but it is understood that the union wants to avoid disrupting a major public event.

The union is on the verge of launching its fourth BA strike ballot in 16 months. More than 5,700 of the 13,000-strong workforce voted in favor of strike action, but Unite scrapped the ballot after BA raised legal objections over the handling of the process.

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