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Gate Tick Sheets

In A Scale, A3 A4 Forum, Gates, HCS 2012 by GMB x54 Communications

It has come to our attention that the company this week (16th May) has introduced their Gate Tick Sheets at Terminal 5, which includes the Team Leader / Boarder 1 name. On top of this further reports have reached your reps that ePSFRs are being monitored in Terminal 3 and possible PPLs are being raised if the ePSFR isn’t being …

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T5 Restroom Update

In #AirlinesOfGreed, A Scale, HCS 2012, T5 Facilities, TRMC by GMB x54 Communications

The GMB withdrew from the restroom meetings in June 2016 as the management did not listen to our request for separate restrooms. The GMB have always been consistent in our message to management, we want separate restrooms. We tried the experiment of shared restrooms when T5 opened. It didn’t work and our members suffered. We have all been informed that …

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Returning iPADs

In A Scale, HCS 2012, iPad, Team Manager, TRC, TRM by GMB x54 Communications

An email was sent out recently about returning iPads to replace the O2 sim cards. Please avoid doing this UNLESS the company has given you a specific task to do it. No one should be doing this on a break or in their own time. The company has decided to change their contract, so it is their duty to ensure staff …

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New Reservations Agents

In A Scale, HCS 2012 by GMB x54 Communications

Congratulations to those members who have recently been recruited as CSE’s and those A Scale members who the GMB fought hard to get promotions opportunities for to CSRA (A5). BA have again let our members down by reducing training down to 10 days, and only giving very limited native training in Amadeus. Our members are being forced to use FLY res, …

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Chairlight Robbery

In A Scale, Allocation, FMU, Property Services by GMB x54 Communications

It will come as little surprise that the IAG finance department have blocked a staff side request for new chairs in various back office areas (including Allocation, FMU and Commerical). The issues of worn out chairs has been on the agenda of many Industrial Relations and Health & Safety forums for many months. Since we moved into Terminal 5 in March …

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FLY Reward

In A Scale, FLY, HCS 2012, HCS2012, Reward by GMB x54 Communications

Your GMB NSP reps met with the company during October to again express the amount of pressure and stress front line staff were put under during the summer. The main contributing factor to this was the new check-in system – FLY. The GMB Union along with sister union Unite have asked for front line staff to be recognised and rewarded …

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Airside Support Agent

In A Scale, Gates & Boarding, HCS 2012, HCS2012 by GMB x54 Communications

Your GMB reps along with our sister union Unite, have been working on improving team engagement at the gates in Terminal 5. This has become even more important on the back of the unpopular decision to remove the node agent in T5B. Despite our opposition to this move, the company have implemented the change. Over the past few months, we have been …

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A Scale Pay Ballot Results

In A Scale, Pay by GMB x54 Communications

The GMB conducted a workplace ballot of its A Scale members from 26th September to 9th October. 88% of our members have voted to ACCEPT the company pay offer. The offer is as follows: 2016 – Year 1: Basic Pay increased by 2%, backdated to 01/01/16 2017 – Year 2: 2.5% or RPI (as at 31/12/16), whichever is higher, effective 01/01/17 …