Allocation Trial

In A Scale, Check in, Communications by GMB Gatwick Communications

GMB wish to make it clear that we have not agreed to the email sent on Friday 22nd June titled ALLOCATION CHANGES TO THE WAY WE ALLOCATE.  We have not agreed to any breaks being allocated from airside or from zone A, in fact the company have not even asked us to agree this.  This trial is being imposed by …

Outsourcing Update

In A Scale, Band 2/3, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

Meetings will start on 26th June to negotiate the options available for those facing TUPE transfer. The majority of our members have told us that they wish to remain employed by BA, so we will be fighting hard to get substitutional severance and redeployment. We will also do everything we can to get the best severance package possible for those …

Outsourcing Update

In A Scale, Band 2/3, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

At a meeting with the senior Trade Union Reps and Trade Union officers this morning, the company formally rejected all the proposals which we had put forward to try and avoid outsourcing. Consequently, the company informed us that they intend to continue with their proposal of 11th April to outsource all ‘under the wing’ activity including the TRMs and Arrivals …

GMB Selection Criteria Survey

In A Scale, Band 2/3, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

As part of the Transformation Business Plan, management are starting to share their proposals selection for new roles and for methods of selection for redundancy. GMB shortly be holding forums for members so that we can hear your views. In the meantime we have set up a short online anonymous survey. Please take 2 minutes to fill this in as …

Outsourcing Update

In A Scale, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

At the recent A Scales NSP, we asked the company to provide full details of their rational for outsourcing A Scale jobs in the TRM and Arrivals Customer Service communities. We also asked for proper details of the cost comparisons done compared with third party suppliers, in order for us to be able to put forward reasonable alternative proposals to …

Redundancy Consultation

In A Scale, Band 2/3, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

The consultation process which began today has been adjourned as the the TUs have requested that the company put their proposals to the affected NSPs before continuing discussions. Emergency NSPs for the A Scales, GSS and Band3/Band2 communities will now be called before discussions continue locally. As always we will keep you updated on progress. Your GMB Reps  

Transformation Business Plan Update

In A Scale, Band 2/3, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

Dear member, With the announcement of outsourcing and redundancies at LGW this week, it is important that we write to you to update you on what your GMB Reps and Officers will be doing in the coming weeks and months. For those members who may be at risk of redundancy: The formal Redundancy Consultation process between the company and the …

IMPORTANT UPDATE

In A Scale, Band 2/3, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

Dear GMB Member, As you will be aware, BA announced today that it proposed to outsource approximately 400 jobs on the ramp, including the TRMs and Arrivals Customer Service. In addition, the company has proposed to make approximately 170 of the remaining staff redundant. Over the next few days your reps and full time union officials will be studying the …

IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM GMB AND UNITE

In A Scale, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

Colleagues, As you are fully aware, over the past few months, your senior TU Reps have been engaged in talks with the company on closing a large operational loss and attempting to bring down our costs to match market competition. The company are creating a business plan to support replacing the aircraft fleet at LGW. You may also be aware …

Transformation Business Plan Update

In A Scale, Communications, Transformation Business Plan by GMB Gatwick Communications

Dear member, Intensive talks have been taking place at the LGW Joint Forum since December on the Transformation Business Plan. At these talks, your Reps and senior management from BA have been discussing proposals to make the Ground Operations part of the business ‘Market Competitive.’  This process has involved evaluating many proposals put forward by the TUs, management and also …