A pay offer for BT members which would mean a below inflation rise, and making some pay non pensionable, has been rejected by the CWU. The company can do better and talks are continuing.
Members who once worked for Telecity and are now employed by Equinix have been told the company wants to pull out of its recognition deal with CWU. If they succeed, negotiations on all work conditions would stop and safety reps would go.
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. In February management agreed to discuss the bonus issues.