British Airways (BA) chairman Willie Walsh has said the airline will fly 100% of its long-haul flights this summer, whether or not a third strike takes place.
Walsh said BA will not be grounded by the latest cabin crew strikes, and also hopes to fly More...22 June 2010 08:03
The CBI has called for stricter balloting regulations to reduce the number of strikes. In its Making Britain the Place to Work report , the employers' group called for strikes to have a higher bar of support, with balloting rules being changed so More...21 June 2010 09:19
Unite union is preparing a ballot for a third round of industrial action against British Airways (BA).
The union is expected to inform BA it will hold another ballot of its 11,000 cabin crew members over further strikes, which will be the third roun More...21 June 2010 08:37
British Airways (BA) is facing further industrial unrest by cabin crew after the latest attempt to forge peace with the Unite trade union failed.
The Acas conciliation service said a renewed attempt to bring both sides together had failed, pav More...17 June 2010 09:44
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has called on London mayor Boris Johnson to hold "direct talks" to avert two 48-hour strikes by Tube staff.
Union members employed by maintenance firm Tube Lines plan to walk out on 23 June and 14 July i More...17 June 2010 09:06
The largest public sector union has threatened to fight public sector cuts and ballot for strikes if pensions are reduced.
Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, which represents 1.3 million public sector workers, has vowed to unite with other u More...16 June 2010 12:18
David Miliband, the front-runner in the Labour Party leadership contest, has argued that trade union members should sit on company remuneration committees to curb excessive pay deals.
In a blog post that will alarm City bosses but delight union l More...16 June 2010 09:09
British Airways (BA) cabin crew will appeal a High Court ruling that rejected their call for an injunction and found the airline could legally reduce the number of staff onboard flights, Personnel Today has learned. If the cabin crew succeed at the More...14 June 2010 16:28
BT is preparing to use hundreds of middle managers to undertake front-line engineering and call centre jobs to combat the threat of strikes.
The telecommunications giant is hoping to minimise disruption by preparing for the potential strikes after More...14 June 2010 08:35
The British Airways (BA) cabin crew dispute could be nearing a resolution after the conciliation service Acas revealed it had tabled fresh proposals for a deal to both sides.
It is understood the new negotiations will focus on the issue of travel p More...14 June 2010 08:30
The use of High Court injunctions to prevent trade unions taking strike action is becoming more commonplace. Kat Baker investigates.
In the past two months, injunctions have halted a one-day strike by journalists at newspaper publisher Johnst More...10 June 2010 10:46
London Underground maintenance staff will stage two 48-hour strikes, starting later this month, in a row over jobs, pay and working conditions.
The RMT union has announced Tube Lines workers will walk out from 7pm on Wednesday 23 June until 7pm on F More...09 June 2010 13:39
British Airways (BA) cabin crew will be balloted again for further strike action, Unite union has confirmed. A spokesman for Unite told Personnel Today the union was "making preparations for a fresh ballot" but could not say when cabin crew wou More...09 June 2010 13:30
Union leaders have called on Birmingham City Council to "pay women workers what they are owed" and drop an appeal against the recent equal pay judgment the authority lost.
In April, Birmingham Employment Tribunal ruled that the council was wrong to More...09 June 2010 12:44
Thousands of BT staff are almost certain to go on strike next month after their union rejected the firm's latest pay offer.
Earlier in the week, the telecommunications giant increased its offer of a 2% pay award for staff in 2010 to a 2% rise this y More...09 June 2010 08:58
In a move to avert its first industrial action in almost 25 years, BT has increased its pay offer to 55,000 staff, the Times has reported .
Despite saying it would not increase an earlier offer of 2%, it is thought the new offer, made to the More...08 June 2010 08:03
London Underground maintenance staff have voted in favour of strikes in a dispute over jobs, pay and working conditions.
The Rail Maritime and Transport (RMT) union's ballot of Tube Lines employees has returned a vote for industrial action by a marg More...07 June 2010 08:43
The prospect of the first strike at BT in more than 20 years moved a step closer today when the Communication Workers Union (CWU) announced it would be balloting staff for industrial action.
The CWU, which represents more than 55,000 BT employees,&n More...04 June 2010 15:26
British Airways (BA) is involved in a long-running and bitter dispute with trade union Unite, representing cabin crew staff. The row centres on pay, staffing levels, working conditions and travel perks. A series of strikes have already taken place More...03 June 2010 11:59
The current five-day strike by British Airways (BA) cabin crew has entered its fourth day after fresh talks between the airline and the Unite union failed to reach a solution.
The latest talks between the company and the union, which represents cab More...02 June 2010 08:31