Category: News

  • What’s All This About A Pay Deal? *
    Date: 11 Jul 2019

    A large number of members have already voted in the consultative ballot. Quite a few of you have not got round to it yet –  so PLEASE do take a moment to have YOUR SAY.    Your pay ballot was sent to you by email last Monday from If you cannot find it just have

  • BALPA Press Release
    Date: 09 Jul 2019

    BALPA Press Release      BA has met both with the  pilot reps and the BALPA General Secretary at ACAS and this evening issued the press release below. Unfortunately, no progress has been made and this press release simply reaffirms BA’s position on pay, that this offer is their final offer and the issuance of a strike

  • All Fact No Fiction
    Date: 09 Jul 2019

    All Fact No Fiction    9/7/19 In the era of #FakeNews, it is increasingly difficult to separate fact from fiction…and Facebook opinion, from reality.   We appreciate that part of modern life involves being bombarded with information, so to assist those who either don’t have the time or want to read the detail…below is a quick read, two-minute

  • Your Pay Offer – Time To Decide
    Date: 08 Jul 2019

    Your Pay Offer – It’s Time To Decide      Date      Pay Offer – It’s Time To Decide   This pay offer has taken many months of negotiation. It has been far from easy and was not BA’s first offer. In fact, we have already rejected four previous offers since Unite submitted our joint pay claim

  • Unite Notification of Consultative Ballot
    Date: 07 Jul 2019

    Unite Notification of Consultative Ballot      As a member of Unite, you will shortly be receiving your ballot to vote on the 2019-2021 Pay Offer from British Airways.  Last Friday the Unite Pay Committee met to endorse the pay offer and it is supported by the following areas:  BASSA cabin crew  GSS Contact Centres

  • Pay Offer Summary
    Date: 01 Jul 2019

    The headline details for the improved pay offer are as follows:  Year 1 (2019) – 4% increase to base pay (and associated ancillary items) with an underpin of £700 (pro-rated for part time colleagues)  Year 2 (2020) – 3.5% increase to base pay (and associated ancillary items) with an underpin of £650 (pro-rated for part time colleagues) or RPI capped at 3.5% whichever is greater

  • Pay Update – Important
    Date: 28 Jun 2019

    Important Pay Update   Date  After eight months of very difficult negotiations with British Airways, Unite can now announce that we have been able to secure what we believe to be a much improved offer. This offer is not only an 11.5% increase on pay, but an additional brand new cash bonus for 2019 of

  • Members Branch Meeting 1/7/19
    Date: 23 Jun 2019

    Members’ Branch Meeting – Monday July 1st SHERATON SKYLINE HOTEL  LONDON HEATHROW BATH ROAD( A4) HAYES, MIDDLESEX UB3 5BP 11:00 START  Please have a copy of, or access to, the minutes of the previous meeting to ensure full participation. Can we remind everyone that all membership will be checked and there is no recording of

  • New Voluntary Working Scheme
    Date: 20 Jun 2019

    Dear Members, Below is a joint communication detailing the new ‘Voluntary Working Scheme”, which has  been agreed between BASSA and IFCE and communicated on ESS. This replaces the Willing to Work process. As you are all aware, BASSA have never been advocates of  ‘ Willing to Work,’ due to there never being an agreed process in place. Thanks to the

  • Your Strike Ballot At British Airways
    Date: 19 Jun 2019