From 12th September to 26th September the GMB conducted a postal ballot of its members employed by British Airways on a HCS 2012 contract.
The company offered the following:
A two year pay deal –
- 2016 – 2.5% rise in base pay (shift pay to remain as today). Backdated to 1st January 2016.
- 2017 – 2.9% base pay or RPI (whichever is greater, as RPI in December 2016). Shift pay to remain as today.
- To ACCEPT the offer – 89%
- To REJECT the offer – 11%
Total spoilt ballots – 0
Turnout – 34%
British Airways have been informed and the back dated payments should be made in time for October’s pay.