An all-out strike at 70 Tesco stores due to take place tomorrow has been called off.
Mandate Trade Union and Tesco management have agreed to attend talks at the Workplace Relations Commission on Friday.
“This afternoon the WRC extended an invitation to Tesco and the Trade Unions to attend a fifth conciliation meeting on Friday, May 27 to try reach agreement on the terms for the proposed changes to our pre-1996/97 that affects c300 colleagues of our 14,500 workforce,” a Tesco statement read.
“We have accepted this invitation and we understand that the trade unions have as well.
“Mandate has cancelled its planned industrial action for tomorrow, Thursday, May 26.”