Legal Position For legal position letters, please see your personal emails (sent to GMB Members in BA). No basis for consultation As you can see, it is the GMB’s view that we are not in a position to meet and consult with BA regarding their proposals: We believe their proposals are an abuse of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; They … Read More
The Transport Select Committee is meeting today (Monday 11th May 2020) at 10:00. They will put questions to Willie Walsh from IAG who will be sat in front of the Committee later today. Please use this link to watch it: https://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/1555d832-3a22-4c37-bafe-e7fe97ac55bb Alternatively, you can tune into the BBC Parliament Channel from 10:00 to watch it on your television.
Please see below a statement from the parliamentary Transport Select Committee that was released yesterday. It is clear that the petitions and letters to MPs etc are having an impact. So if you haven’t already done so, then please use the links supplied previously to add your voice. Impact of Coronavirus on UK Transport: Aviation Witness update and Chair … Read More
The GMB firmly believes that whilst the majority of BA’s staff are ‘furloughed’ and whilst the country remains in ‘lock down’ collective consultation cannot be meaningful. This is also the position of our sister union Unite. The current advice to our membership is, to engage in consultation meetings via electronic or other means would undermine the collective position of the … Read More
Dear GMB Member, GMB Briefing A detailed briefing will be sent to you soon, but as you will understand, we need to get this right. It is important that we do not compromise your legal rights by sharing incorrect information. Public Reaction In the meantime BA’s plans have provoked a huge hostile reaction from colleagues, MP’s and the general public. The … Read More