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PAY AWARD 2014/15

In A Scale, Engineering, Pay by GMB Gatwick Communications

Dear Colleagues, The company have sent a letter to the GMB negotiating team, informing us that UNITE  have accepted the company pay offer for 2014/15. The company are intending on implementing the pay rises they offered in the September payroll to all colleagues, irrespective of which union they belong to. We are very surprised that our sister trade union have accepted …

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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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A SCALE/ENF PAY 2014

In A Scale, Engineering, Pay by GMB Gatwick Communications

Dear Colleagues, The company have now made their final pay offer for 2014. There have been lengthy discussions with senior executives of the company. This follows years of below inflation pay awards, linked to erosion of conditions, or pay freezes when the company went through it’s ‘fight for survival’ plan. In the last financial year, British Airways has made huge …

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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 …

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A Scale Pay Update 10th September

In A Scale, Communications, Pay by GMB Gatwick Communications

Dear Colleagues The A-Scale NSP met yesterday, where BA offered a revised wording to cover the 2013 A-Scale pay deal. There was no change to the uplift figure, which remains 2%. The officer from our sister union, Unite, advised BA that they would be re-balloting their members – who had previously rejected the company’s offer. Our GMB officer informed BA …

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A SCALE PAY BALLOT RESULT

In A Scale, Communications, Pay by GMB Gatwick Communications

The Trades Unions met with BA at the A-Scales NSP on Thursday 22 August to report the outcomes of our pay ballots. The result of the GMB ballot was 62% in favour of acceptance and 38% against. The result of the Unite ballot was 77% against and 23% in favour. In the light of their result, Unite have requested a …