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BA Announcement (Update 21)

In Coronavirus by GMB x54 Communications

Dear Colleague, By now you no doubt will have seen BAs announcement of proposals to drastically restructure the business.  We are currently investigating the legality of BA’s actions and will provide you with further advice when this is available. All we can say at this stage is that BA appear to be trying to take advantage of a situation in … Read More

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Furlough Update (Update 20)

In Coronavirus by GMB x54 Communications

As promised in previous communications, we want to keep you up to date with the latest stage of the furlough process.    We have met with the company earlier today and been advised of the next steps in regard to Furloughing. We hope that the following information will be useful for you, and give you an idea of what is … Read More

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Reading Company Emails (Update 19)

In Coronavirus by GMB x54 Communications

Many of you have been asking for clarity of furlough. The furlough period in the agreement is 1st April to 31st May 2020.  We have been advised by our legal department that you cannot “make money for your employer” and or “provide services to your employer “ if furloughed. Therefore you CAN READ your BA emails whilst furloughed.  An update was sent by … Read More

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Clarification (Update 18)

In Coronavirus by GMB x54 Communications

Many of you have been asking for clarification regarding the furlough period and how it will work.  The furlough period in the agreement is April 1st – May 31st, but you may be rotated to allow those of us at work to furlough later on.  Minimum furlough is 3 weeks, but they are then allowed to contact you and bring … Read More

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Thank You (Update 17)

In Coronavirus by GMB x54 Communications

To all our members, reps, activists and their family members, we would like to extend our thanks to you in these very difficult times. Your GMB Union is working round the clock to protect jobs, terms, conditions, pay and to look out for your health & safety. We have always done this and will continue to do this way into … Read More