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27th Jun 2021, 09:08
Replies: 45
Views: 7,538
Posted By TorC

Yes, now that you've jogged my memory, it was in...

Yes, now that you've jogged my memory, it was in the basement. It wasn't unheard of for some who'd enjoyed a long evening in the CC to then retire to the 4th floor to sleep it off, especially if on...
25th Jun 2021, 10:11
Replies: 45
Views: 7,538
Posted By TorC

What was 'Airways Housing' now 'a2dominion' I...

What was 'Airways Housing' now 'a2dominion' I believe. Also had a lot of estate in Stanwell, where many street names reflect the airport connection: Frobisher Crescent, Canopus Way, Viscount Rd,...
24th Jun 2021, 22:09
Replies: 45
Views: 7,538
Posted By TorC

Agents Telephone Sales (ATS) along with Sovereign...

Agents Telephone Sales (ATS) along with Sovereign and Enterprise Holidays Telephone Sales on the 4th floor. Passenger Telephone Sales (PTS) and various ancillary depts such as Hotels/Car Hire on the...
24th Jun 2021, 21:31
Replies: 45
Views: 7,538
Posted By TorC

Waterloo Air Terminal...

Waterloo Air Terminal (https://alondoninheritance.com/london-transport/the-waterloo-air-terminal/)

And until May 1953, Kensington Air Station...
6th Jun 2021, 15:12
Replies: 149
Views: 21,141
Posted By TorC

'Bloody' 1-11's!

OU LTN-MUC mid '70's on a school ski trip, returning by rail
OU LTN-MUC another mid '70's school ski trip, myself and one teacher returned by BA Trident MUC-LHR after I was taken ill and left behind...
22nd Jan 2021, 14:40
Replies: 35
Views: 6,762
Posted By TorC

Good to be reminded of the days it was an...

Good to be reminded of the days it was an exciting, interesting and "proper" airport with "proper planes", (proper smells too!) not the sterile shopping centre with aircraft that all look identical...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Apr 2012, 10:38
Replies: 78
Views: 25,596
Posted By TorC

So, am I correct that: EF LHR & WW LHR Crew...

So, am I correct that:

EF LHR & WW LHR Crew have a choice between:
1) unite/bassa - with currently incumbent chair, bs and reps.
or
2) GMB - with an "appointed" rep previously from cc89.
...
Forum: Cabin Crew
12th Apr 2012, 09:44
Replies: 78
Views: 25,596
Posted By TorC

GMB Recognition for MF

The GMB CC Website now contains a link to the "BA & GMB Recognition & Partnership Agreement for Mixed Fleet".

http://www.gmbcabincrew.co.uk/images/agreements/bagmbrecognition.pdf

Does unite...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th Mar 2012, 14:02
Replies: 78
Views: 25,596
Posted By TorC

Which sort of goes to show that having a name is...

Which sort of goes to show that having a name is pretty worthless unless the named person is known to you.

If GMB have a desire to represent BA CC then I would like them to make a formal, full...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th Mar 2012, 12:24
Replies: 78
Views: 25,596
Posted By TorC

I too would like names. Yet at the same time I...

I too would like names. Yet at the same time I can totally understand that it is a big step for someone to put their name out there for all to see. Especially at such an early stage.

This also...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Mar 2012, 08:32
Replies: 78
Views: 25,596
Posted By TorC

I see there is a GMB CC website: Home...

I see there is a GMB CC website:

Home (http://www.gmbcabincrew.co.uk/index.php/en/)
Forum: Cabin Crew
15th Mar 2012, 07:00
Replies: 78
Views: 25,596
Posted By TorC

Not wishing to put a damper on things, but I do...

Not wishing to put a damper on things, but I do have to wonder how this "recognition" has apparently come about.

Some brief details of the ins-and-outs are here: Trade union recognition :...
25th Jan 2012, 15:40
Replies: 75
Views: 23,624
Posted By TorC

Seems the judgement is to be made tomorrow: ...

Seems the judgement is to be made tomorrow:

COURT 11
Before HIS HONOUR JUDGE PARKES QC
(sitting as a Judge of the High Court)
Thursday, 26th January 2012
At half past 10
FOR JUDGMENT...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th May 2011, 09:13
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

vctenderness

Yes, you are right, it does seem to have formed a part of most past settlements.

The difference this time being that it's directly linked to the achievemnt of a definate goal (for those union...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th May 2011, 07:25
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

From KW's letter to LM re ST: So,...

From KW's letter to LM re ST:



So, alongside the responsibility of voting to accept/reject the settlement, union members also have a vested interest in monitoring and challenging any, indeed...
9th May 2011, 09:27
Replies: 993
Views: 159,281
Posted By TorC

#730

The quoted statement in LD12986's post #730 is from the cc89 website: . LATEST NEWS UPDATES (http://uniteba.com/LATESTNEWSUPDATES.html)
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th May 2011, 23:42
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

I imagine that some sort of VR package is/always...

I imagine that some sort of VR package is/always has been a possibility. But there's not a company on the planet that offers it just to be nice ... it's only offered when there's a serious need to...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th May 2011, 22:55
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Where is this going now?

As flapsforty suggests, can I try (even as a very infequent poster) to get us back onto the subject of the ongoing IA dispute?

So we have the deadline of midnight 15May but an apparent agreement...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Apr 2011, 10:52
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

YES! And so much better-off, and happier, as a...

YES! And so much better-off, and happier, as a result. Thank you.
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Apr 2011, 06:51
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

I knew he'd left BA, but had no idea that he'd...

I knew he'd left BA, but had no idea that he'd also left the planet!

The last few days at work, I've witnessed/heard, amongst other things: a crew member totally blanking Flight Crew downroute,...
Forum: Cabin Crew
29th Mar 2011, 11:44
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Ooops! Sorry everyone .... have deleted the post...

Ooops! Sorry everyone .... have deleted the post as was a year ahead of real time!
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Mar 2011, 13:26
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

BA confirmed (on 11/03/11 on the BA intranet)...

BA confirmed (on 11/03/11 on the BA intranet) that KW and LM met and talked on 10/03/11.

Oddly though, neither the cc89 website (uniteba.com) or the Unite website (unitetheunion.com) makes any...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Feb 2011, 14:50
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

I've just Googled "union branch accounts" and...

I've just Googled "union branch accounts" and found the following:

Unite - Transport and General Workers Union accounts - investigation by the TGW Union Certification Officer into a branch...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Feb 2011, 21:29
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Well, when you're busy organising yet another...

Well, when you're busy organising yet another watertight overwhelming YES vote, you can't let little things such as numbers get in the way. :rolleyes:

Now, it's just occured to me that KW said...
8th Feb 2011, 20:19
Replies: 1,094
Views: 157,166
Posted By TorC

LM has written to BA CC Unite members

http://uniteba.com/ESW/Files/Lens_letter_to_members_8_feb_2011.pdf

To all Cabin Crew Members at British Airways

Dear colleagues

British Airways Cabin Crew Dispute

You will by now have...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Feb 2011, 20:05
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Unite whimps out over a "veiled threat"

LM's letter to members:

http://uniteba.com/ESW/Files/Lens_letter_to_members_8_feb_2011.pdf

To all Cabin Crew Members at British Airways

Dear colleagues

British Airways Cabin Crew...
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Jan 2011, 14:14
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

BA has today made available on it's intranet,...

BA has today made available on it's intranet, copies of two lengthy letters sent to Unite.

The first, sent on 13/12/10 (7 pages) covers issues raised by Unite regarding the withdrawl of ST from...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 17:12
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

from ba.com

Cabin crew dispute - latest information


Last updated: 16:20, 21 January 2011 (UK time)




We are disappointed that Unite, the trade union for British Airways (BA) cabin crew, has announced...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Jan 2011, 15:14
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

No figs as yet, but BBC News reports a YES result.

No figs as yet, but BBC News reports a YES result.
Forum: Cabin Crew
12th Jan 2011, 09:30
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Unfair it maybe, but to me it's perfectly...

Unfair it maybe, but to me it's perfectly understandable that BA now chooses to favour, in a small way, those who have demonstrated their understanding and loyalty. Do keep in mind that BA just seems...
Forum: Cabin Crew
10th Jan 2011, 08:12
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Ah well you see, it's one of those "overwhelming...

Ah well you see, it's one of those "overwhelming majorities" that unite so often obtaines .... 17%! :ugh:

And I see that once again, unite wants to sit down and talk with BA. Why should BA...
Forum: Cabin Crew
9th Jan 2011, 21:11
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

It's tough, isn't it MissM, when a large...

It's tough, isn't it MissM, when a large organisation with which one has (to have) dealings with starts acting differently to how you might wish?

Taking a quick look at the Ops&Choice documents,...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Jan 2011, 13:27
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Not sure, but think it's either on the 10th or...

Not sure, but think it's either on the 10th or 11th. Worked with someone the other day who was "phoning scheduling to demand a day-off for the bassa meeting and ####'em if they don't give it to me."...
Forum: Cabin Crew
2nd Jan 2011, 22:45
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

And so, as one rumour dries-up, another comes...

And so, as one rumour dries-up, another comes along (courtesy of a bassa member getting a text msg at the T5 crew bus stop this evening) ... seems bassa are sending a "top urgent" text to members...
Forum: Cabin Crew
22nd Dec 2010, 21:18
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,525,331
Posted By TorC

Or on the basis that no bassa supporters listen...

Or on the basis that no bassa supporters listen to/read anything that BA publishes/says, maybe they don't bother to advise anyone?
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