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Further Strike Dates – Mixed Fleet Unite

In #AirlinesOfGreed, #BALowPayNoWay, #BeFairBA, Mixed Fleet by GMB x54 Communications

Unite the Union have announced further strike dates for its members in BA mixed fleet cabin crew. The latest strike is due to take place on 19th January for 72 hours. In a previous article, the GMB union offered support and solidarity in their fight against poverty pay. Several GMB members attended the picket lines during the 48-hour strike action …

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No Love From BA

In #BeFairBA, FLY by GMB x54 Communications

Your reps met with the company last month and asked for a form of reward for the shambolic introduction of FLY, and the disruption it caused. FLY continues to cause issues on a nearly daily basis, adding further stress to our members. The GMB have asked for additional leave or free tickets, as a thank you for all your hard …

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BA Tier 2 Visa Demonstration

In #BeFairBA, #DontTakeTheIT by GMB x54 Communications

GMB BA Tier 2 Visa Demonstration 27th October 2016 Assemble: 10:15 am at St. Johns Church, Smith Square, London (near Parliment). We will then march on the Home Office in protest of BA’s use of tier 2 visas and offshoring of BA jobs. Please attend if you can and spread the word. Yours in Solidarity GMB x54 Communications

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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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BA Pensions – Potential IR Action

In #BeFairBA, A Scale, HCS 2012, Pensions by GMB x54 Communications

Dear Colleagues, As a result of the government introducing National Insurance increases for scheme members of the APS and NAPS pensions’ schemes, you would be expecting to pay an extra 1.4% on banded earnings. However, the company have also decided to impose the company NI liability. Therefore from April your take home pay will be reduced by a further 4.5%. …