Drivers have taken to the picket line after Go North East were unable to come back to the negotiating table with an improved offer, according to the union.
Strikes will take place on the following days:
Saturday, September 30 to Friday, October 6
Saturday, October 14 to Friday, October 20
Unite has also warned that further action may be notified in due course if a settlement that members can accept isn’t put forward.
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Unite general secretary Sharon Graham said: “Our members will have the full support of their union as they take to the picket line in their fight for a fair pay deal.”
Unite regional officer Dave Telford added: “Unite has a laser-like focus on the jobs, pay and conditions of its members – we will use every resource at our disposal to bring victory to the workers.”