Tag: Industrial action

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport will "dramatically escalate" the industrial action set to begin tomorrow with a further 14 days of strikes. Unite announced on 31 January that its members would walk out on the airport over a pay dispute with DHL A...

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport have announced strike action in February over a low pay offer. Industrial action was called after 180 workers who undertake ramp duties, provide aircraft handling and oversee the tower at the airport rejected a pay...

Iberia cancels more than 400 flights due to ground staff strikes

Iberia has cancelled 444 flights ahead of industrial action by ground staff which is set to take place this month. From 5 to 8 January, members of the CCOO, UGT and USO unions will go on strike, affecting almost 46,000 passengers. 270 flights from Iberia, 64 from Iberia Express, and 110 from Air ...

Gatwick ground handlers call off threat of bank holiday strike

Ground handlers at Gatwick Airport have backed down from the threat of bank holiday industrial action after a pay deal has been agreed. Trade union Unite had called strike action this weekend on behalf of members employed by ground handlers Red Handling and Wilson James who undertake the passenge...

Civil Aviation Authority workers ‘overwhelmingly’ vote to strike over pay dispute

Workers at the UK's aviation regulator have voted "overwhelming" in favour of strikes over the Civil Aviation Authority's failure to offer a "fair and affordable" pay increase. At a ballot held by Prospect union, members employed by the CAA voted 67 per cent in support of industrial action, meanw...

Aerospace manufacturer faces sixth week of strike action at UK factory

An international aerospace manufacturer is facing its sixth week of industrial action at its UK factory amid an ongoing pay dispute with employees. Nicholson's Sealing Technologies, which makes rotary and fixed wing platforms for commercial and military use - among other products for the automoti...

Luton airport faces ‘massive disorder’ as Wizz Air workers announce fresh strikes

Wizz Air passengers flying from Luton airport have been warned their flights face major disruption as ground handler workers announce three days of fresh industrial action. Trade union Unite says workers, employed by GH London, are taking strike action after a breakdown in industrial relations. ...

dnata calls for further Heathrow talks with Unite the Union

dnata UK’s ground handling & cargo operations arm is calling on Unite the Union to respond to requests for further talks to prevent potential industrial action from taking place in London Heathrow. The Union has ignored responses for further talks and is balloting its members for industrial...

Heathrow baggage handlers agree pay deal to avoid strike action

Unite the Union has announced that its members employed as baggage handlers at Heathrow have agreed a deal with the airport that will see industrial action averted. The multi-year deal followed eight months of negotiations between Babcock Airports Ltd and their employees, through the conciliatio...

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 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...

Swissport’s Liverpool John Lennon ground handling workers set to strike

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is set to face August Bank Holiday (26 August) travel chaos with Swissport ground handling workers set to go on strike over pay and other issues. The GMB Union said it is undertaking industrial action ballots for around 200 members working on the Swissport easyJet c...

Fire and rescue staff join others in strikes at Heathrow Airport

Trade union Unite has announced that over 90 firefighters and fire and rescue staff will join other workers at Heathrow Airport in strike action over a pay dispute. Fire and rescue workers backed the industrial action by 97.6 per cent in a vote with a 90.2 per cent turnout, and will now join 4,0...

Heathrow Airport workers win low pay battle

Hundreds of baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by GH London (formally Azzurra) at Heathrow Airport have secured a 9.1 per cent pay increase after workers overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over low pay. In April this year over 300 workers at Heathrow’s Terminals 2 and 4 ov...

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 ...

.