Telecoms News

BT pay deal out to ballot

24 March 2017

Members across BT are being urged to accept the company’s ‘full and final’ pay offer of 2.6% - a settlement which is backdated to January, fully consolidated and above the relevant (December) Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation rate of 2.5%.

Tesco Mobile pay deal out to ballot

23 March 2017

Compelling feedback from Capita/Tesco Mobile members over the importance of their 2017 pay rise keeping pace with rising prices has been credited with helping to secure a revised offer which goes out to ballot today (Thursday March 23).

Relationship with Digital Realty gets off to a positive start

13 March 2017

Pay talks are progressing well on behalf of former Telecity Group members who now work for Digital Realty, following the company’s recent signing of a new improved union recognition agreement

CWU pleased uncertainty on Openreach has ended as BT and Ofcom reach agreement on future governance

10 March 2017

BT and Ofcom have reached an agreement, on the future governance of Openreach, which will see Openreach, become a distinct, legally separate business within the BT Group. The settlement is based upon proposals issued by BT, which the regulator has said meets its competition concerns.

Pay impasse at Gather & Gather

09 March 2017

A formal protest has been lodged with Gather & Gather at the outright refusal of the catering company to award any salary increases whatsoever to anyone who gets paid more than the national minimum wage.

An important message from Deputy General Secretary (T&FS)

09 March 2017

An important message from Deputy General Secretary (T&FS), Andy Kerr covering a wide range of issues including pay, pensions and recruitment. Looking forward, Andy sets out the key challenges that face the union in the future.

Cost of living pay claim lodged at BTFS

09 March 2017

Pay talks are about to commence with BT Facilities Services (BTFS), with the union strongly arguing the case for a rise that insulates them from the rising cost of living.

Overwhelming ‘yes’ to Airwave pay deal

08 March 2017

Members in Airwave have overwhelmingly accepted a 2 per cent pay increase that combines with a series of benefits secured in a recent harmonisation deal to provide a significant boost to salaries from April 1.

Produban pays up

06 March 2017

Members in Santander’s Produban subsidiary have voted by more than nine to one in favour of a CWU-brokered pay increase which provides everyone in membership with a fully consolidated rise of at least 2.2 per cent.

Capita/ O2 members urged to accept 2 per cent

06 March 2017

More than 1,000 Capita/O2 partnership employees in Preston Brook, Bury and Leeds are being urged to accept an across the board 2 per cent pay rise which, if accepted, will be backdated to January 1.

Big support for Isban pay offer

06 March 2017

Members at Santander’s Isban subsidiary have overwhelmingly accepted a CWU-brokered pay deal that provides for fully consolidated pay rises of a minimum of 2.2 per cent for anyone below the midpoint of their salary range, and a minimum of 2.1 per cent for anyone above.

Quick fix demanded to alleviate agency injustice

03 March 2017

A forceful moral case is being made to Manpower to act NOW to address pitifully low pay rates for agency workers at a significant number of BT sites.

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