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01 May

Member Update – 1st May – What’s happening now?

Update – What’s happening now? The decision by British Airways to simultaneously announce their redundancy plans, to the press and their own staff at exactly the same time, was a...

30 Apr

Member Update – 30th April 2020

What just happened? On Tuesday evening, thousands of British Airways’ staff found out from the 6 o’clock news that they were to be made redundant. With seemingly uncanny synchronisation, a letter from...

30 Apr

Member Update – 29th April 2020

Unite Press Release McCluskey: BA mass sackings “unlawful and immoral” and imperils the whole of UK aviation The shock announcement by British Airways that it is to make 12,000 UK workers...

30 Apr

A press release from General Secretary, Len McCluskey

“This devastating announcement comes on the day that BA staff joined together to lay to rest one of their own, a long-standing and much loved cabin crew member who tragically died from the...

30 Apr

Member Update – 17th April 2020

We hope you are keeping well and staying safe during these difficult times. We are now just over two weeks into the Furlough period, so here is a quick...

30 Apr

Redundancy Mitigation Scheme – Ballot Result

Please find the outcome of the Redundancy Mitigation Scheme ballot below. This ballot result is across all Unite members, in all areas. To accept:                15939 (98.9%) To reject:                   176 (1.1%) Thank...

30 Apr

Second Jobs During Furlough Period

Your trade union has been lobbying government over the past week to review its position on furloughed workers and second jobs, during the furlough period. We’re pleased to say our...

30 Apr

A Message from Len McCluskey

30 Apr

Member Update – (COVID-19) – British Airways – 3rd April

Following yesterday’s announcement that Unite had successfully reached an agreement with British Airways, to protect members against being made redundant during the coronavirus crisis. Reps have been busy all day...

30 Apr

Unite Member Update – (COVID-19) – British Airways – 2nd April

British Airways have already announced a vast reduction in its operation. It will last for at least the next two months. Only a skeleton service will continue to operate....

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