No choice but to strike

Emergency first responders at Airbus to strike
The first strike will be between

6am December 1 to 6pm December 4

A second round of strike action will be between

6am December 14 to 6pm December 17

Emergency first responders working at Airbus’ Filton site will go on strike over an ultimatum by their employer, Securitas, to either be made redundant or accept new contracts that will see their pay reduced by up to £6,000.

The 10 Unite members, who voted unanimously in favour of December strike action, have been told that if they do not accept the changes, which also include reductions to holidays and sick pay, they will lose their jobs.

More info and messages of support Facebook – No choice but to strike

Full story can be read here UniteLive – No choice but to strike

Unless explicitly stated otherwise any commercial advertisements appearing on this page aren’t endorsed or supported by Bristol Trades Union Council.

Sharpak – Industrial Action

Following months of extensive efforts, ignored counter proposals and procedural challenges, Unite members at Sharpak in Yate were finally pushed into a ballot on Strike Action.

This has resulted in an overwhelming vote in favour and Unite members will be taking strike action on Tuesday 2nd December from 0600 to 0600 on Wednesday 3rd December and on Thursday 4th December from 0600 to 0600 on Friday 5th December.

Continue reading