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GMB Pensions Consultation

In BARP, NAPS, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

A GMB members consultation exercise will start on Monday, 23rd October. This will give our members the chance to find out more and to have their say. We are urging our members to take part, whichever pension scheme you are in. Further details have been both posted and emailed to GMB BA members. For additional information please contact one of your …

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Pensions Update – Joint Trade Union Newsletter 2

In BARP, NAPS, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

To all Unite, BALPA and GMB members in British Airways 4 October 2017 BA Pensions  –  Joint Trade Union Newsletter #2 Dear Colleague Following the joint Union Reps meeting held on Monday 2 October, we met with BA for the second formal consultation meeting on Tuesday 3 October. All Unions advised BA of the mandate from their stewards and the …

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BA Pensions Closure

In BARP, NAPS, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

Unions demand urgent talks over British Airways pension closure Responding to today’s (Thursday 7 September) announcement by British Airways that it intends to close its main defined benefit pension scheme (NAPS), Unite and GMB issued the following statement: “Unite and GMB within British Airways must express on behalf of our members and in the strongest possible terms, both our dismay …

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Pensions Ballot Result

In #BeFairBA, A Scale, APS, BARP, HCS 2012, MG, NAPS, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

Dear Colleagues, May we thank all those GMB members who participated in the recent consultative ballot on pensions. The results of the ballot are: Q1- Do you agree with some for of Industrial Action on pensions? Yes 85% No 15% Q2 – Do you agree with the company imposition on pensions? Yes 10% No 90% The result is overwhelming to …

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BA Women & Pensions – Sex Discrimination?

In #BeFairBA, A Scale, APS, BARP, HCS 2012, MG, NAPS, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

Dear Colleagues, We are informing women GMB members employed by BA, that shortly you will be receiving a letter, informing you that there may be a potential issue with sex discrimination regards the company enforced actions on pensions changes. Whilst we cannot guarantee that all women GMB members in BA have a potential claim for sex discrimination, to help our …

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Ballot for Industrial Action

In #BeFairBA, A Scale, APS, BARP, HCS 2012, Industrial Action, NAPS, Pay, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

SUPERBRAND & SUPER PROFIT It hasn’t gone unnoticed but British Airways announced both it was (yet again), the winner of Business & Consumer Superbrands, and it had smashed the £1.3 billion profit target. Well done all you would think, thank you from the senior ranks of the company you’d expect? After all BA couldn’t have made such results without the …

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Pensions Update – BA Impose

In APS, BARP, NAPS, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

Dear Colleagues, The GMB along with our sister unions met with the company regards pensions. The trade unions gave an update on our members consultative ballot results. The GMB ballot result was an emphatic 99% against the company proposal. The company formally told the trade unions they have decided to impose their demands. The company decision means APS & NAPS …