Tag: Unite

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...

Menzies Aviation workers at Glasgow airport secure 6.8 per cent wage deal

Ground services crew employed by Menzies Aviation at Glasgow Airport have accepted a new one-year pay deal which will boost pay packages by 6.8 per cent. Over 200 workers including dispatchers, allocators, airside agents and controllers have overwhelmingly accepted the Menzies Aviation pay offer,...

Unite warns of Glasgow airport security risks as workers ‘routinely’ denied breaks

Unite has warned of potential security risks ahead of the summer holiday rush at Glasgow Airport due to understaffing and security staff being denied contractual breaks. Scotland’s leading aviation trade union confirmed today (Thursday 30 May) that it has been directly informed by workers at I...

easyJet becomes first airline partner of ESA satellite ATC programme

Gatwick easyJet refuellers secure Unite recognition

Unite union has secured a recognition agreement for workers at Redline Oil Services Gatwick, which provides refuelling services for easyJet. The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), which is the government body tasked with overseeing the regulation of UK labour law, awarded recognition to Unite o...

Wizz Air Luton passengers facing serious disruption amid strike possibility

Wizz Air passengers at Luton airport will face ‘serious disruption’ if baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by GH London Ground Handling Services vote to strike over pay. Unite, the UK’s leading union, said around 100 of its members are being balloted over GH London’s failure to...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Workers at Luton Airport step up action with 49 day strike

Security guards employed by London Luton Airport are set to take strike action through most of June and July in a dispute over ‘heavy-handed’ changes to working time. The workers will begin their fourth period of strike action today (Wednesday 5 June) from 04:30h through to Tuesday 23 July a...

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