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Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Mar 2011, 19:16
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Miss M We are all working 5 years longer...

Miss M

We are all working 5 years longer before retirement.

And who in BA has a contract protecting earnings and futures?
WHO?

I certainly don't . Why do you think you should?
Forum: Cabin Crew
25th Feb 2011, 17:38
Replies: 4,259
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PC767 And in one sentence we can gauge...

PC767


And in one sentence we can gauge the ignorant viewpoint regarding the airline industry.

You do realise that the aircraft we have on order (B787 and A380) are not free - we do have to...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Feb 2011, 16:03
Replies: 4,259
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So are we (VCC) People form their own...

So are we (VCC)



People form their own opinions on disputes whether their own departments or not. Most formed an opinion that this wasn't just (Their belief) and saw the dispute as a threat to...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Feb 2011, 15:57
Replies: 4,259
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Yep - I'm a VCC, and have earned only some basic...

Yep - I'm a VCC, and have earned only some basic allowances per flying day - similar to regular crew (I believe).
No "inducements", no "bonuses" - nothing.

Perhaps you might like to enlighten me...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 22:30
Replies: 4,259
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I know - and I think we all want the same thing. ...

I know - and I think we all want the same thing.
Night.
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 22:23
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Edit: this response was to your post a couple...

Edit: this response was to your post a couple above.

Sorry Betty - I do respect your points and views and have done over the decades this thread has existed.

But you want to leave it there!...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 22:08
Replies: 4,259
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Agreed - but how much of your total flying over...

Agreed - but how much of your total flying over the past, say 5 years, required these decisions?
1%? 5%?

In many other jobs - the on-job experience is required as a minimum.

In CC - the...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 21:46
Replies: 4,259
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Hear what you are saying Eddy - but believe me,...

Hear what you are saying Eddy - but believe me, there are a lot of Engineers that are VCC.
Can't speak for other departments so I'll let them have their word - but I'm talking about licensed guys...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 18:28
Replies: 4,259
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Yes, but there is still disruption as BA have to...

Yes, but there is still disruption as BA have to make the contingencies.
But, if no-one actually strikes - there is no question of 90 notice, or sackings or legal comeback.

Call a strike - but...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 18:15
Replies: 4,259
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Calling a strike with some sort of code - but all...

Calling a strike with some sort of code - but all members actually turn-up thereby causing the disruption for BA (cancelling of flights - calling in temps and VCC) but not actually striking.
Keeps...
Forum: Cabin Crew
20th Dec 2010, 20:45
Replies: 4,259
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Mohito... Are you saying that you...

Mohito...



Are you saying that you replaced a de-icing expert?

That's one hell of a skill set you have.

And - what is a "de-icing" expert anyway? Or is this just a rumour doing the...
Forum: Cabin Crew
12th Dec 2010, 18:06
Replies: 4,259
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Peace in our time perhaps?

Peace in our time perhaps?
Forum: Cabin Crew
20th Oct 2010, 23:16
Replies: 4,259
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Miss M Why do you think this will be a...

Miss M



Why do you think this will be a problem for VCC?
It's not. I can assure you.
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Oct 2010, 15:32
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,619

No-one has suggested you do this. Of course you...

No-one has suggested you do this. Of course you don't - but what you do is recognise need for change and negotiate your way to it that allows compromise from BOTH sides.

WW ideal - all on MF....
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Oct 2010, 14:14
Replies: 4,259
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It's unknown for ALL of us. It was even more...

It's unknown for ALL of us.
It was even more "unknown" last year when the company could have gone one way or the other. Hence the need for negotiation with ALL departments to make savings.

We...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Oct 2010, 14:11
Replies: 4,259
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What "guarantee" do you want? What "guarantee"...

What "guarantee" do you want? What "guarantee" does any other job give?
All you can do is acknowledge the company have to be in a decent position to be able to keep you employed and achieve the best...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Oct 2010, 14:03
Replies: 4,259
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I took two weeks unpaid leave last year. And...

I took two weeks unpaid leave last year.
And haven't had a pay rise for two years - based on my performance reviews in those to years I would normally be on 10% more than I am now.
I've had no...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Oct 2010, 13:02
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,619

By going on-strike? You have a say by...

By going on-strike?
You have a say by mentioning issues regarding service to your manager.
He she will gather your reports as well as others (I'm sure there would be others if the service is as bad...
Forum: Cabin Crew
5th Sep 2010, 17:17
Replies: 3,036
Views: 1,037,507

Battle lines being drawn? Seems the main...

Battle lines being drawn?
Seems the main flavour for any ballot will be disciplinaries and the treatment of reps and strikers in this process and now we appear to have VCC as a subject.

Unless I...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th Aug 2010, 21:22
Replies: 3,036
Views: 1,037,507

OK - I'll bite again. Not had a pay rise for...

OK - I'll bite again.

Not had a pay rise for three years now.

You want to talk disproportionate? Go ahead.

More work/less people doing it/no pay rise.
My hourly rate has gone down in real...
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st Aug 2010, 15:11
Replies: 3,036
Views: 1,037,507

Duggie, Duggie, Duggie. We've been over this...

Duggie, Duggie, Duggie.

We've been over this haven't we.

Many, many posts responding to your numerous BASSA soundbites stating:

1. How other departments are COPING with losing staff to VCC....
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st Aug 2010, 10:29
Replies: 3,036
Views: 1,037,507

Do not feed the troll!

Do not feed the troll!
Forum: Cabin Crew
31st Jul 2010, 20:36
Replies: 3,036
Views: 1,037,507

I know it's rubbish - I know I should ignore...

I know it's rubbish - I know I should ignore it.....

but having just done the VCC course - that has just made me angry again.

Absolute, complete, 100%, 24 carat, full nine-yards of total and...
Forum: Cabin Crew
27th Jul 2010, 17:50
Replies: 3,036
Views: 1,037,507

Isn't it about time Duggie was ignored on this...

Isn't it about time Duggie was ignored on this forum.
Never debates issues, never answers direct questions.

Just comes on from time to time - stirs the pot with soundbites such as "WW out is the...
Forum: Cabin Crew
25th Jul 2010, 21:22
Replies: 3,036
Views: 1,037,507

Duggie - Do you think that BA will fail to...

Duggie -

Do you think that BA will fail to operate 100% LH services from LHR if another strike was enforced?
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