Unite Union News

Luton Airport strike set to go ahead

Luton Airport strike set to go ahead

24 May 2018 Airline News

Strike action at Luton Airport is set to go ahead over the Bank Holiday weekend. Baggage handlers at Luton Airport have voted to reject a new pay offer from their employer Menzies Aviation which workers say fails to recognise their hard work and the rising cost of living.

Unite strikes pay deal with Virgin Atlantic

Unite strikes pay deal with Virgin Atlantic

18 January 2017 Airline News

Pay for thousands of Virgin Atlantic Airlines crew has taken off after constructive negotiations between Unite and Virgin delivered a pay deal worth more than double the current rate of inflation for thousands of cabin crew and significantly above inflation for on-board managers.

Unite calls new 48-hour strike at British Airways

Unite calls new 48-hour strike at British Airways

Members of the Unite union working as cabin crew for British Airways ‘mixed fleet’ have announced a new 48-hour strike. The industrial action is scheduled to start on Tuesday, January 10th. United argues the decision was unavoidable after the airline refused to extend the mandate of an ongoing strike vote to allow for talks to resolve a dispute over pay to continue.