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Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Nov 2016, 12:28
Replies: 8
Views: 4,035
Posted By Dingbaticus

Folk need to stop clutching their pearls and get...

Folk need to stop clutching their pearls and get over their nostalgic Daily Mail tinged view of British Airways as some sort of national treasure. Our AGM is held in Madrid and conducted in Spanish....
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Nov 2016, 01:40
Replies: 8
Views: 4,035
Posted By Dingbaticus

British Airways Mixed Fleet Crew Balloting for Industrial Action.

Well you can't blame this one on us Legacy folk.

We have been kept seperate to prevent us from contaminating MF with our 'militant' ways.

And yet here they are, being balloted this week for...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Mar 2015, 08:01
Replies: 42
Views: 34,862
Posted By Dingbaticus

Judgement call

A and C as an employer you will be facing a challenging minefield.

Having a robust policy like our EG801 helps in protecting both employer and employee. It does help if employees are encouraged to...
Forum: Cabin Crew
3rd Mar 2015, 12:22
Replies: 42
Views: 34,862
Posted By Dingbaticus

PC767, company iPads and phones began being...

PC767, company iPads and phones began being rolled out to the cabin crew community in 2011 after which iPads were rolled out to the flight crew community.

There were outstanding cases from the...
Forum: Cabin Crew
2nd Mar 2015, 05:25
Replies: 42
Views: 34,862
Posted By Dingbaticus

very grey area?

A and C, are you a criminal lawyer?
Forum: Cabin Crew
2nd Mar 2015, 05:16
Replies: 42
Views: 34,862
Posted By Dingbaticus

I love how our Company devices have improved the...

I love how our Company devices have improved the way we connect to both our customers and our colleagues but since 2012 when I was first issued with a company phone and iPad I have followed EG801.
...
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st May 2012, 13:33
Replies: 78
Views: 25,608
Posted By Dingbaticus

Remember, Humpty Dumpty fell off the wall!

What a mad party this is becoming, with the storms brewing in tea cups likely to cause a few heads to roll.

I stand corrected Mr Pony and thank you for it, as I decided to turn ‘Dingdetective’...
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st May 2012, 01:18
Replies: 78
Views: 25,608
Posted By Dingbaticus

Dingdong over GMB? Who are the idiots?

Actually I agree with Ottergirl, I don’t think either they or Betty Girl ‘hate’ BASSA. I believe they are victims of an aggressive smear campaign during our dispute, which saw not only our Union but...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th Apr 2012, 21:15
Replies: 78
Views: 25,608
Posted By Dingbaticus

Mr Pony, following yesterdays BASSA Branch...

Mr Pony, following yesterdays BASSA Branch meeting which I attended, it appears some folk have embarrassingly overstepped their remit.

Len McCluskey himself informed us that our CEO Keith...
Forum: Cabin Crew
15th Apr 2012, 23:07
Replies: 78
Views: 25,608
Posted By Dingbaticus

Latest hot GMB rumour off the press is the GMB...

Latest hot GMB rumour off the press is the GMB have been awarded collective representation for Mixed Fleet!

I can only assume that Mixed Fleet have achieved 51% membership in GMB for this to be...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Mar 2012, 02:10
Replies: 78
Views: 25,608
Posted By Dingbaticus

Pprune by its very name is the melting pot of...

Pprune by its very name is the melting pot of rumour and this one is VERY juicy, given it’s timing.

The Mods could consider it irrelevant to Pilots but I beg their indulgence, as our communities...
31st Jan 2012, 19:37
Replies: 342
Views: 96,859
Posted By Dingbaticus

Tall Boy, I am rubbish at maths (a jolly good...

Tall Boy, I am rubbish at maths (a jolly good reason to celebrate that Dingbaticus never yearned to be an airline Pilot) but I made it 62% voted ‘YES’ too.

As I said back on page 10 of this...
13th Jan 2012, 23:28
Replies: 342
Views: 96,859
Posted By Dingbaticus

Dawdler, in post #87 you refer to recent BASSA...

Dawdler, in post #87 you refer to recent BASSA communications which are not in the spirit of the Settlement Agreement. I wholeheartedly agree that BASSA need to be more professional and sophisticated...
9th Jan 2012, 14:33
Replies: 342
Views: 96,859
Posted By Dingbaticus

I looked at this thread expecting to read about...

I looked at this thread expecting to read about the thread topic and find it has descended into the usual BASSAbashing by the usual suspects.

BASSA made mistakes as did we all but we achieved an...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th May 2011, 14:46
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Yellow Pen in post 4128 you quote me and then go...

Yellow Pen in post 4128 you quote me and then go on to identify a named individual in what I find an unacceptable manner on a public forum. This could damage the named individual not only personally...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th May 2011, 15:08
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Shocking but I agree with Yellow Pen! Far...

Shocking but I agree with Yellow Pen!

Far too early to take the champagne off the ice.

In post 4149 doishquattroserche appears to think we all follow BASSA like little lambs. Not so as the...
Forum: Cabin Crew
15th May 2011, 02:57
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Betty Girl, it has been a while since I surfed...

Betty Girl, it has been a while since I surfed the stormy waters of Pprune. We may be on the opposite side politically but I have do admire the way you have always held your own, in what has not...
Forum: Cabin Crew
3rd Dec 2010, 21:49
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Reward?

I do not expect any ‘reward’ for the implementation of the disruption agreement.

What it does do is give me hope that the future brings an era of co-operation between my Union and my Company.

I...
Forum: Cabin Crew
3rd Dec 2010, 07:26
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Fresh Faces

Given the number of grievances by cabin crew, mentioned in court at the recent imposition appeal, Mr William’s appointment of a top lawyer to Mr McCarthy’s position appears a shrewd move to me.

I...
Forum: Cabin Crew
29th Nov 2010, 09:43
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

abuse

Midman, I keep getting drawn back to your post #1507, where you share your experience of ‘an hour of foul mouthed abuse, swearing and threats’.

As Cabin Crew we often have to deal with volatile...
Forum: Cabin Crew
29th Nov 2010, 04:39
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Lost at sea

Bridchen, we might not agree on some things but I rather enjoyed that too, there is some spark on this forum!

The Blu Riband, on reflection I can see you are right, the SPIRIT of the FP never...
Forum: Cabin Crew
27th Nov 2010, 21:06
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

‘They haven’t got the stomach for a fight.’ ...

‘They haven’t got the stomach for a fight.’

A fellow crew member was challenged by someone who sneered ‘What gives you the right to fight this?’

‘Being a woman gives me the right’ came her...
Forum: Cabin Crew
26th Nov 2010, 23:14
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

The Blu Riband, you accuse me of pressurising...

The Blu Riband, you accuse me of pressurising managers over the fraud policy – as this is a public forum I won’t be too specific but a CSD was investigated under the fraud policy for upgrading a...
Forum: Cabin Crew
25th Nov 2010, 14:05
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

The Blu Riband, in post 1447 you refer to a...

The Blu Riband, in post 1447 you refer to a campaign to undermine Captains authority leading to off loads and suspensions and my well documented problem with it during my flights.

I have never...
Forum: Cabin Crew
23rd Nov 2010, 21:11
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

vctenderness, on the subject of the star of David...

vctenderness, on the subject of the star of David being worn by a sacked crew member I suggest you google'The Jewish Chronicle BA Steward Sacked'

Sorry, I am not a pilot, can't fly planes and I...
Forum: Cabin Crew
23rd Nov 2010, 20:56
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Thank you Right Engine. It may have been a...

Thank you Right Engine.

It may have been a mistaken understanding but we had to go by what our managers were telling us. In light of the latest suspension, allegedly for collecting money for the...
Forum: Cabin Crew
23rd Nov 2010, 19:03
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Th Blu Riband, I stand corrected on the demand...

Th Blu Riband, I stand corrected on the demand for the reinstatement of all the sacked and suspended. That would be impossible. This dispute has brought out the best and worst in us all (myself...
Forum: Cabin Crew
23rd Nov 2010, 17:37
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Well documented snooping?

The Blu Riband, I assume you are referring to our refusal to break what at the time was Corporate procedure, punishable by instant dismissal and possible police prosecution?

Correct, the Captain...
Forum: Cabin Crew
23rd Nov 2010, 13:15
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

Identites

Wirbulsturm, if you read my posts again you will see I never suggested our identites were secret.

It was Pornpants1 in post 1437 who states

'only the naive would NOT know how to hide their...
Forum: Cabin Crew
23rd Nov 2010, 13:06
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

YELLOW PEN Did the forum rise up as one...

YELLOW PEN


Did the forum rise up as one in to protest feeling intimidated by this pseudonym?

Did one forumite raise so much as a whimper of complaint to the mods about how this pseudonym...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Nov 2010, 21:45
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

If you read my post you will see that i do indeed...

If you read my post you will see that i do indeed understand how something like a yellow pen, which is not intended as a symbol of intimidation but one of support, can be perceived as intimidatory....
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Nov 2010, 14:49
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

One of the reasons you have heard little reasoned...

One of the reasons you have heard little reasoned argument from Cabin Crew is fear of dialogue, especially through the internet. Whilst the ‘Bassa mentalists’ enjoy a good rant, the more moderate...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th Nov 2010, 23:50
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,455
Posted By Dingbaticus

I believe all would like tensions lifted. ...

I believe all would like tensions lifted.

Unfortunately the involvement of other departments has made that harder to achieve.

I am very mindful this is a very public forum but I would say...
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