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Sep 29, 18, 5:05 pm
Replies: 269
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Posted By Lite

I wondered how long it would be before there was...

I wondered how long it would be before there was a post wondering what all of the hullabaloo was about and comparing it to some other workersí plight. Itís the same when people go on strike and say,...
Sep 29, 18, 2:54 am
Replies: 269
Views: 40,972
Posted By Lite

I havenít been around for a while as I left BA...

I havenít been around for a while as I left BA last year, but wanted to come back to share the GoFundMe page. Am so pleased, and completely unsurprised, to see that CIHY has already done this. The...
Jan 1, 18, 1:58 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 13,097
Posted By Lite

Thank you and a happy new year to you both. x

Thank you and a happy new year to you both. x
Dec 31, 17, 4:40 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 8,827
Posted By Lite

I would say that it depends what your friend...

I would say that it depends what your friend wants. If she just wants to enjoy doing long haul only, then Virgin would be the way to go. Theyíre a fun brand, they donít pay too badly (but donít pay...
Dec 31, 17, 4:31 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 13,097
Posted By Lite

My situation was fairly similar, if perhaps maybe...

My situation was fairly similar, if perhaps maybe not quite as bleak as the one that BA.MF.CSM describes. I joined BA nearly seven years ago after a career largely working for regional and charter...
Jul 4, 17, 8:39 am
Replies: 91
Views: 19,993
Posted By Lite

I'm sorry to hear about your experience. During...

I'm sorry to hear about your experience. During the Mixed Fleet strikes whilst BA are saying that they're getting the majority of the flights away, on many occasions (and it sounds like it was with...
Jun 16, 17, 4:21 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

Nivsy, I think that you'll find that the union...

Nivsy, I think that you'll find that the union have been more than reasonable with this dispute for the very reason that you mention. We are people who like looking after people, it's in our nature....
Jun 10, 17, 3:46 am
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

Hi Mark, yes it does. The union emailed us...

Hi Mark, yes it does. The union emailed us yesterday afternoon to say that they have accepted BA's invite to return to ACAS for more talks. The email also said that if the talks don't progress then...
Jun 8, 17, 2:47 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

Try not to worry too much and focus on enjoying...

Try not to worry too much and focus on enjoying your trip with your parents. Almost all longhaul flights operated on each wave and most flights that were cancelled/subbed out/merged were on...
Jun 3, 17, 2:09 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

The company cancelled and merged a number of...

The company cancelled and merged a number of flights usually operated by Worldwide crews to free them up to operate Mixed Fleet routes on certain strike dates.
Jun 3, 17, 4:56 am
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

Its not quite as clear cut as that. The news...

Its not quite as clear cut as that. The news coverage yesterday broadly covered what's going on but obviously doesn't go into granular detail.

The pay deal for cabin crew was recommended by the...
Jun 2, 17, 1:58 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

Yes, they are non-contractual benefits, but as...

Yes, they are non-contractual benefits, but as the union have said today, BA is almost unique in using these perks to penalise those who take legal industrial action. During the previous rounds of...
Apr 6, 17, 2:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,533
Posted By Lite

No, you go to a nice hotel in London, so you wear...

No, you go to a nice hotel in London, so you wear a nice suit or dress. It's lovely when the Indian crews or our British Indian colleagues go, as many wear lovely saris to the events.
Apr 6, 17, 1:59 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,533
Posted By Lite

You have to come in early or stay late after a...

You have to come in early or stay late after a trip to meet with your manager and discuss it. I'm lucky that mine has started letting me talk about why I received them via email. If you get so many...
Mar 21, 17, 6:48 am
Replies: 3,360
Views: 682,377
Posted By Lite

Thank you. Have had a bit of a social media...

Thank you. Have had a bit of a social media blackout recently with the events of the last few months, but thought I'd be nosy as I was a bit bored. xxxx
Mar 21, 17, 4:14 am
Replies: 3,360
Views: 682,377
Posted By Lite

The service is tailored around you, if you ask...

The service is tailored around you, if you ask for it and it's there, you'll get it. They are very short flights but there is still always an option of dinner and then breakfast before landing,...
Feb 26, 17, 4:25 am
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

Being old enough to remember Orgreave, I'm really...

Being old enough to remember Orgreave, I'm really not sure how you think mentioning that confrontation (which was handled abysmally from both sides by the way), has any relevance in this dispute....
Feb 25, 17, 12:43 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

I assume that you're not a BA employee, however...

I assume that you're not a BA employee, however the tone of the emails from the senior management, alongside their behaviour and scare tactics designed to manipulate and intimidate Mixed Fleet crew...
Feb 11, 17, 11:44 am
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

Alex Cruz, Willie Walsh and the probably more...

Alex Cruz, Willie Walsh and the probably more realistic turnout of Mixed Fleet managers were all invited but nobody from the company chose to attend. We wee actually at Parliament the same day as the...
Feb 9, 17, 1:45 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

^, yes you've got that right. Dates were...

^, yes you've got that right. Dates were announced for Christmas 2016 but were called off because the union and BA had bargained a deal at ACAS. We had to vote on this over about a two week period...
Feb 9, 17, 1:42 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

The strike dates were announced for Christmas...

The strike dates were announced for Christmas 2016 but these were called off to allow for the deal brokered at ACAS for us to be consulted over. 70% of us rejected it. There haven't been any days of...
Feb 9, 17, 8:52 am
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

The issue isn't really that bonuses are...

The issue isn't really that bonuses are discretionary as such london1, instead the issue is that the claims that BA have made about how much Mixed Fleet earn won't be possible for at least two years....
Feb 9, 17, 5:21 am
Replies: 3,463
Views: 681,942
Posted By Lite

3000 of us are in the union, and according to the...

3000 of us are in the union, and according to the ballot details about 280 of them are CSMs. That's compared to about 4500 overall, including about 400 CSMs. So probably about two thirds of us are in...
Jan 31, 17, 2:03 am
Replies: 3,360
Views: 682,377
Posted By Lite

It sounds like the uniform torch.

It sounds like the uniform torch.
Jan 31, 17, 12:48 am
Replies: 48
Views: 7,637
Posted By Lite

I'd surmise that it might be younger crew who are...

I'd surmise that it might be younger crew who are excited to go to BKK that are the ones who say they enjoy bidding for it. The ground time is actually quite short considering the busy sectors, and...
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