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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.  …

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Workers have won a ground-breaking case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal to include overtime in holiday pay.

In A Scale, Communications, Employment Law, Latest News, Legal by GMB Gatwick Communications

This means some people working overtime could claim for additional holiday pay. Currently, only basic pay counts when calculating holiday pay. The tribunal also ruled that workers can make backdated claims, but only for a limited period. However, the ruling could be referred to the Court of Appeal, meaning a final decision may be years away. The ruling has widespread …

EWC Elections

In Campaigns, Communications, Elections by GMB Gatwick Communications

European Workers Council Elections Vote for Cenk Yagmur I strongly believe in equality cohesion, inclusion and equal opportunities for all. EWC is a transnational negotiating body set up to represent company workers to receive information and consult on fundamental social issues, such as solidarity,the right to health and safety in the workplace, gender equality and achieving the correct work and life …

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Holiday Pay Claim

In Communications by GMB Gatwick Communications

Many of you will aware that the GMB is currently pursuing a legal claim against BA relating to the calculation of holiday pay. Our solicitors wrote to you earlier in the year and advised that the case had been stayed pending the outcome of other similar cases which were due to be heard at the Employment Appeals Tribunal. These cases …

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Unionline Launched

In Communications, Legal by GMB Gatwick Communications

UNIONLINE has been established by the GMB and CWU unions to provide a broad range of legal services to their members. Our aim is to provide the first line of support to members for any legal need. We provide legal services to members throughout Britain, working with selected specialist panel firm partners to provide local and specialist support for employment …