Unite regional officer Bob Lanning stated the talks offer #8220;should finally place the nail within the coffin of misleading claims by the organization that Unite isn#8217;t prepared to visit arbitration#8221;.
#8220;The ball has become within the company#8217;s court.#8221;
Marc Reddy, controlling director of First Dorset, stated: #8220;I am pleased that union authorities have recently demonstrated a readiness to go in arbitration talks.
Bus firm First Dorset stated it had been #8220;pleased#8221; using the move and advised the union to suspended strike action.
First Dorset stated the firm was supplying greater than 90% of their services and running an urgent situation timetable throughout the dispute.