After months of argument in BT Enterprise, the company has made a member compulsory redundant. We beleive this means the end of the BT ‘no compulsory redundancy’ policy and ALL members in every part of the company are now in danger.
Openreach seem to be pushing a more aggressive approach to staff.
– Despite an agreement to accommodate engineers to work at home to shield vulnerable people, some managers are blocking this.
– Provision copper order books have been re-opened
– Fibre members are under pressure to enter buildings for provision, rather than stop work at the entrance
– An instruction has been issued to turn the leave year into 2 half years with members required to take half their leave by end September.
Members should stick by existing agreements but can get advice on 020 7322 5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tribunal cases of 32 members in Sky Retail, arising from management changes of October 2018, are still going forward with a hearing in July 2020.
Sky engineers are querying arrangements they have been told to operate for start and finish of work time. Keep us informed on email@example.com
BT Fleet, BT’s vehicle arm, was sold to Aurelius, a German multi national trading as RIVUS. CWU is recognised in the new company and the union is now dealing with redundancies.