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PENSIONS UPDATE – POSSIBLE INDUSTRIAL ACTION

In A Scale, Band 2/3, Communications, Engineering, Pensions by GMB Gatwick Communications

Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, the government are changing the rules on pensions as of April 2016, and this will impact on those who are in the NAPS and APS schemes. At the moment people in those schemes are ‘contracted-out’ of the state second pension and therefore are not subject to the National Insurance  payments that relate to this.  …

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 …

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