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2014 Pay Talks Update 18/11/14

Posted: 18th November 2014

 HAVE YOUR SAY ON PAY

Dear GMB members

In September when members were balloted on the 2014 Pay Offer, the National Negotiating Team were unable to fully share the Company’s trading position, which along with the proposed job losses and reduction in contract hours, was a key reason they felt unable to make a recommendation…

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Hours/Scheduling Issues

Posted: 13th November 2014

 

If you have any concerns regarding the allocation of hours/scheduling could you please contact us to discuss your issues so that we can get an understanding of working practices and also advise on an individual basis.

 

Some examples could be –

1. Being sent home on contracted hours because you cannot commit to do 8…

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WINTER THERMALS/CLOTHING AT SC2

Posted: 13th November 2014

 

The management at SC2 have agreed that orders for winter thermals/clothing should be distributed to team members.  If you have not done so already then you should place an order in as soon as possible to receive them before the cold weather kicks in. 

Any issues with getting your order then please contact us…

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Pay Talk Update 27/10/14

Posted: 27th October 2014

 As mentioned, the negotiating team met with the company on Friday 17th October.  The negotiating team has put forward proposals but we are still waiting for the company to get back to us to see if there is any movement or if the company is sticking with their initial offer of 1.5%.

We will update…

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Pay Negotiations Update, September 2014.

Posted: 18th September 2014

 The Company has made a final offer of 1.5% to be put to team members.  

You are probably already aware that the company is struggling in the current economic climate with redundancies in both retail staff and security guards currently going through consultation with the GMB.  On the other hand despite this the company has also…

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