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
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
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
British Airways (BA) and union Unite are to hold fresh talks today, as the latest cabin crew strike moves into its third day.
Tony Woodley, the union's joint secretary, said yesterday that Unite could ballot members for further strikes . The curre More...01 June 2010 08:21
British Airways (BA) and Unite union will resume talks today as cabin crew strikes enter their fifth day.
Willie Walsh, chief executive of BA, is expected to meet Tony Woodley and Derek Simpson, the joint leaders of Unite, to try to resolve the disp More...28 May 2010 08:29
British Airways (BA) cabin crew have gone on strike today after talks between the airline and Unite union broke down over the weekend. The cabin crew will walkout for five days causing major disruption to flights operated by the airline. The strike More...24 May 2010 09:00
British Airways (BA) will today seek a High Court injunction to stop planned cabin crew strikes and renew talks with Unite union.
The airline will go to court today to state it believes Unite has not complied with laws governing strike ballots, whic More...17 May 2010 08:24
Unite has urged British Airways (BA) to engage in "meaningful negotiations" to avert strikes that could disrupt thousands of holidaymakers and business travellers.
The union, which represents the airline's cabin crew, yesterday announced that memb More...11 May 2010 08:51
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British Airways (BA) cabin crew have "overwhelmingly" rejected a peace deal by the airline, meaning further strike dates could soon be announced.
Unite union has revealed about 81% of BA's cabin crew voted to reject the undisclosed offer made by the More...07 May 2010 11:51
Royal Mail staff have voted in favour of a deal to settle a dispute over pay, modernisation and working practices.
The postal staff have voted by two to one to accept a deal brokered between the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Royal Mail, the More...28 April 2010 08:33
BT could face strikes following a dispute over its proposed pay awards for staff.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has now threatened to ballot 50,000 employees unless the telecommunication giant withdraws it plans.
In a letter to members An More...16 April 2010 09:09
As unions prepare to stage a wave of strikes this year, are more employers likely to turn to the courts to secure injunctions against industrial action? Kat Baker finds out.
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Network Rail bosses are set to seek an injunction against planned strikes by railway workers at the High Court later today, it has emerged.
The rail firm will claim the signallers' ballot had "scores of discrepancies and inaccuracies", making the pl More...31 March 2010 08:47
More than 5,000 employment tribunals are said to have been avoided after the launch of Acas' pre-claim conciliation service, the arbitration body has claimed.
Acas helpline advisers have referred some 8.034 cases to the pre-claim service since its l More...17 March 2010 15:40
The first national rail strike in 16 years drew a step closer yesterday as Network Rail revealed it had considered contingency plans to handle thousands of workers walking out.
Strike ballot results are expected tomorrow by 12,000 maintenance worker More...10 March 2010 09:06
On 17 December 2009, British Airways (BA) was granted an interim injunction prohibiting Unite members from striking for 12 days over the Christmas period. The proposed strike was part of a long-running dispute with BA. Unite had balloted its More...09 February 2010 11:37
A long-running dispute about changes to firefighters' shifts will be referred to an advisory panel, it has emerged. South Yorkshire fire authority and the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have agreed to union calls to use in-house mediators after both sides More...28 January 2010 09:17
British Airways (BA) and Unite union have agreed to hold talks over the next few days in an attempt to prevent strikes by the airline's cabin crew over their work conditions.
In December, Unite secured a ballot for strike action by 9:1 , but BA su More...06 January 2010 12:50
Punch-ups and threatening behaviour top the list of reasons for disciplinary action following the staff Christmas party, according to a poll by the CIPD. One in 10 workers know of someone from their organisation who has either been disciplined or sac More...02 December 2009 10:56