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Outsourced IT Failures

In #DontTakeTheIT, Disruption by GMB x54 Communications

Disastrous computer failure could have been avoided says union. GMB, the union for aviation workers, has slammed British Airways (BA) over a disastrous computer failure that has left Heathrow at a standstill and passengers stranded. BA’s disastrous computer systems failure is another example of the shortcomings of BA IT systems since they made a number of staff redundant, and outsourced …

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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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Keep It In BA – Meeting & Demonstration

In #DontTakeTheIT by GMB x54 Communications

For All GMB Activists & Members supporting our GMB #KeepITinBA Campaign to save 700 BA IT Jobs WEDS 15th JUNE 2016 1000 hrs to 1015hrs Prompt For Briefing (We will then move to another location to do the event) Meeting Point: Outside St Johns Church Smith Square, Near Millbank, London If you can please wear a GMB T Shirt or …

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GMB Public Meeting

In #BeFairBA, #DontTakeTheIT, A Scale by GMB x54 Communications

MONDAY FEBRUARY 29TH 12:30 – 13:15 Longford Suite, Thistle Hotel, Heathrow Pensions BA are making record profits, with enough to fund £122 million worth of share options for Executives and Band 1’s. So why are NAPS and APS members being made to pay up to £100 a month more for their pensions – to have to see their benefits reduce in order …

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BA Response to #DontTakeTheIT

In #BeFairBA, #DontTakeTheIT by GMB x54 Communications

British Airways have responded (letter attachment below) to the GMB letter dated 3rd November, in reference to their plans to outsource IT jobs within the airline. The GMB called on BA to stop these plans and to save some 900 jobs, keeping them inhouse. The GMB have also stressed that BA is now outsourcing IT functions to TCS, the company …

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IT Updates

In #BeFairBA, #DontTakeTheIT, Outsourcing by GMB x54 Communications

In light of the recent TalkTalk data protection breech, the GMB are calling on British Airways to put the breaks on any plans to outsource IT work to TCS. TCS are the company that deal with IT services at TalkTalk, and the GMB believe both customer and employee data would be put at risk by transferring our members work. Mick …

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IT Outsourcing @ BA

In #BeFairBA, #DontTakeTheIT, Outsourcing by GMB x54 Communications

IAG owners of BA have decided to outsource, then offshore hundreds of GMB members jobs by transferring them to India. IAG on behalf of BA intend to TUPE transfer GMB members to a company called TCA. They will bring over workers from India on temporary visas, to learn our IT members jobs. TCA will then ultimately sack the TUPE transferred members from …