Striking British energy workers could be heading back to work amid reports a deal has been reached to resolve a dispute over the use of foreign labour.UK media reports say union leaders are urging an end to industrial action that swept the country in the wake of a row at a refinery in eastern England. Anger erupted there over the use of Italian and Portuguese contractors, amid claims that British workers were being discriminated against. It comes after a multi-million euro contract at the refinery, owned by oil giant Total, was awarded to an Italian firm. Under a renewed offer to unions, Britons are now expected to be given more jobs at the Lindsey refinery. Workers will vote on the proposals tomorrow.
UK foreign labour dispute could be over