Tag: trade union

Aberdeen and Glasgow airport workers reject pay offer

Unite, Scotland’s leading aviation trade union, confirmed today (Thursday 6 June) that around 300 ICTS Central Search members based at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports have rejected a pay offer from the company. The ICTS Central Search workers at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports emphatically rejected...

Lufthansa and UFO agree on long-term collective pay agreement for cabin crew

Lufthansa and the trade union UFO have agreed on a new collective labour agreement for the approximately 19,000 cabin crew of Lufthansa Airlines. The core of the agreement is a wage increase totalling 16.5 per cent (with interest effect 17.4 per cent) in several steps over the next three years. ...

Unite anger over outsourcing plans by Glasgow Airport

Unite anger over outsourcing plans by Glasgow Airport

Unite the union has reacted angrily to the announcement by Glasgow Airport that it plans to outsource its security and fire brigade services. Glasgow Airport launched a consultation yesterday (18 September) on the transfer of nearly 300 workers to ICTS (UK) who operate airport security functions...

Heathrow Airport workers reject latest pay offer, union urges talks

Heathrow Airport workers reject latest pay offer, union urges talks

Trade union Unite has called on Heathrow Airport bosses to get back around the table after workers again “massively rejected” a revised pay offer in a consultative ballot and the threat of strike action looms once more. The dispute involves security guards, firefighters, engineers, passenger...

Industrial action averted at Heathrow as baggage handlers agree new pay deal

Industrial action averted at Heathrow as baggage handlers agree new pay deal

Potential industrial action at Heathrow Airport has been averted after a multi-year pay deal was agreed by baggage handlers at the UK hub, who are members of the trade union Unite. The pay deal covers hundreds of workers employed by Babcock Airports Ltd, comprising five different bargaining unit...

OmiServ passenger assistance staff at Heathrow win fight to be represented by Unite

OmiServ passenger assistance staff at Heathrow win fight to be represented by Unite

OmniServ staff who provide assistance to passengers arriving and leaving Heathrow Airport have won their fight to be recognised by the trade union, Unite. The 435 ‘ambassadors’ are employed across the UK hub’s five terminals and will now be represented by the union, for various issues such...

Strike suspended at Heathrow Airport as new pay offer made to 4,000 staff

Strike suspended at Heathrow Airport as new pay offer made to 4,000 staff

UK trade union Unite says strike action proposed for 23-24 August at Heathrow Airport has been suspended after a new pay offer has been made to workers. The union adds that the ballot on the revised pay offer made by Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) to over 4,000 security, airside operations and passe...

Gatwick security guards dispute suspended after improved pay offer

Gatwick security guards dispute suspended after improved pay offer

Strikes by security workers at London Gatwick Airport have been suspended after an improved pay offer was made. The 130 members of the Unite trade union, who are employed by ICTS (UK) to scan passengers’ luggage for explosive materials and other dangerous and prohibited materials, were due to ...

Heathrow Airport chiefs in last-ditch talks to avert tomorrow’s planned strike

Heathrow Airport chiefs in last-ditch talks to avert tomorrow’s planned strike

Heathrow Airport and the United union are holding last-ditch talks to prevent strike action which if it takes place is set to cause chaos tomorrow (6 August) at the UK hub. Monday's strike was called off late on Sunday and some airlines, such as British Airways, reinstated flights, although 16 f...

GMB trade union settle pay dispute with Menzies Aviation

GMB trade union settle pay dispute with Menzies Aviation

The GMB London branch says after a “long hard struggle” to gain ground with Menzies Aviation it has made some headway into improving members’ terms and conditions. GMB, the union for staff working at Menzies who carry out ground handling at Heathrow Airport, have settled a pay dispute with...

GMB members ready to strike over pay dispute with CBRE at Heathrow

GMB members ready to strike over pay dispute with CBRE at Heathrow

Members of the GMB trade union working for CBRE Property Maintenance at Heathrow and Gatwick airports say they are willing to take industrial action over a pay dispute. The union said members are the "people who do the graft, they are the people that generate the amazing profits that CBRE have s...

Six airports in Scotland closed for 24 hours due to ATC strike

Six airports in Scotland closed for 24 hours due to ATC strike

Six airports in Scotland have closed for 24 hours due to strike action being carried out by air traffic controllers over a pay dispute. Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (Hial) said the airports at Inverness, Dundee, Benbecula, Stornoway, Sumburgh (pictured above) in Shetland, and Kirkwall...

WestJet ratifies three-year agreement with WestJet flight dispatchers

WestJet ratifies three-year agreement with WestJet flight dispatchers

Canadian carrier WestJet has announced that WestJet flight dispatchers have voted 90 per cent in favour of a three-year agreement. They are represented by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) but the vote does not include WestJet Encore. The agreement starts 18 May, 2019 and exp...

Heathrow and Luton airport workers set to strike over pay

Heathrow and Luton airport workers set to strike over pay

Hundreds of baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by GH London (formally Azzurra) at Heathrow and London Luton airports are set to start strike action later in April in two separate disputes over pay, their union Unite said on Friday (12 April). Over 300 workers at Heathrow’s Terminals 2...

Denver International Airport ground service workers win pay deal

Denver International Airport ground service workers win pay deal

More than 6,000 baggage handlers, catering workers, cabin cleaners, wheelchair attendants and others have won a $15 an hour minimum wage at Denver International Airport - the USA's fifth largest airport. They came together to rally and speak about a living wage and Denver City Council has unanimo...

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