British Airways discusses unofficial strike action with unions

British
Airways is due meet with unions today after an unofficial strike over the
weekend caused chaos.

Ticket
and baggage-handling staff at Heathrow Airport walked out on Friday, causing
hundreds of flights to be cancelled.

The
three unions involved are the Transport and General Workers’ Union (T&G),
GMB and Amicus.

Staff
walked out over the planned introduction of a swipe card entry system which
allows managers to monitor staff working hours.

By Quentin Reade

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