Unite warns of Heathrow chaos

The Unite trade union is warning of possible disruption to cargo handling at Heathrow Airport after announcing a strike ballot for members at Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) on 13-27 April, in a dispute over a pay freeze. Unite is calling on WFS to match the pay awards of competitors, such as dnata and Menzies. Unite members build up and break down freight pallets and containers and then truck them to or from ... [+]

Strikes at Heathrow from Friday

The Unite trade union is warning that the first of 41 targeted strikes at Heathrow Airport is due to begin on Friday 2 April, in a dispute over workforce firing and rehiring and pay and conditions. There will be 41 strikes over a 23 day period, with the final strike scheduled ... [+]

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