Wed 22nd March 6.15pm, Food 5.15. St Botolph’s Church Hall Liverpool St.
On 29th November 2016, Ofcom announced they were starting the process to secure a full legal separation of Openreach from BT, as a wholly owned subsidiary. Full details of what this would mean are awaited and the CWU nationally is lobbying to protect jobs conditions and pensions.
BT Fleet continues to provide more services to a greater number of companies. A new bonus system has now started – causing unfairness, complaints, and anomalies. 24 hour working has started.
CWU is still fully recognised for members transferring to Equinix from Telecity. A number of members have joined Digital Realty as part of the sell off.
A theme across a number of companies is a brutal approach to members with disabilities/medical problems. In Sky, Virgin and Interxion there have been recent cases of reasonable adjustments being refused.