Tag: unite the union

Menzies Aviation workers at Edinburgh airport secure 7.4 per cent wage deal

Ground services crew employed by Menzies Aviation at Edinburgh airport have accepted a new one-year pay which will boost pay packages by 7.4 per cent. Around 250 workers including dispatchers, allocators, airside agents and controllers will now benefit from the Menzies Aviation pay offer, which i...

Unite launches ‘Runway to Success’ for Scotland’s airport workers ahead of summer rush

Unite the union has today (28 May) launched its ‘Runway to Success’ plan for Scotland’s airport workers in the post-Covid era. The trade union represents thousands of aviation workers directly and in the wider supply chain at the nation’s major airports: Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. ...

Refuellers strike at Heathrow called off as Unite wins new deal for workers

Refuelling workers at Heathrow airport have called off their planned strike that was due to begin this week after they accepted a new and improved pay and conditions offer from their employer, AFS. Unite members at AFS, employed as refuellers had been due to walkout for 72 hours on 4 May, potenti...

Threat of planes being grounded at Heathrow as refuelling workers strike

Strikes by Unite members at Heathrow could see planes delayed, disrupted and grounded due to their inability to be refuelled, the union warned today (Monday 22 April). 50 refuellers working for AFS are to take industrial action for 72 hours beginning on 4 May after their employer imposed drastic ...

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...

Unite anger at Glasgow Airport plans to outsource security and fire brigade services

Unite the union has issued an angry response to the announcement from Glasgow Airport that they plan to outsource their security and fire brigade services. Glasgow Airport launched a consultation yesterday on the transfer of nearly 300 workers to ICTS (UK) who operate airport security functions ...

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...

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...

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 release statement on summer strike action

Heathrow Airport has released a statement regarding the possibility of industrial action by airport staff over the summer holiday period. Unite the union announced strikes it said “could potentially shut down the airport” scheduled for July 26 and 27, and August 5, 6, 23 and 24, after worker...

Aberdeen Airport staff set to strike after union talks break down

Unite the union announced that its Aberdeen Airport membership rejected the most recent pay offer from airport management and voted to go ahead with more strikes this week. 62.8 per cent of union members (turnout was 96 per cent) voted to reject the latest pay offer, with 71.5 per cent voting to...

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