Well it’s begun. Unite has commenced the ballot on possible strike action. The ballot that runs from now (25/01) until 22nd February, with the first action possible from 1st March.
Unite reiterates it will not call action over Easter – trying to buy the public off with a sympathy “We’re hitting businessmen, Willie Walsh and not families” line.
Unite is also angry over the plans to replace their staff with other recruited staff (either internally or via leasing), citing it, would put passengers’ lives at risk.
Unless Unite and BA can bang heads together, sort themselves out so the company can survive, this is really going to drag on….