Union rant

Discussion in 'UK Community Board' started by PaulaSB12, Oct 11, 2007.

  1. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 DIS Veteran

    Oct 7, 2005
    They are making changes at work, one of them is to train people to do basic changeovers that the mechanics do now this is being hooked up to the pay deal. The union felt that they could get a better deal, the original deal was 7% plus 1% above inflation for the next 2 years (they did this last time as well) so because they persuaded the corby factory to vote no, the rest of us was of the opinion of take the money and run. The redundancy package has been reduced from 3 weeks wages per year of employement to 1 1/2 a week and we have lost the back pay which for me would have been about £900 and they are still going ahead with the changes. Wouldn't you think take the changes with the money rather than take the changes without?
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  3. irongirlof12

    irongirlof12 <font color=blue><marquee>Am I the only one who lo

    Nov 3, 2006
    7% isn't a bad offer. my union is fighting to secure 2.4% :sad2:
  4. natalielongstaff

    natalielongstaff <font color=deeppink>I need a cup of tea and a big

    Apr 7, 2004
    always take the money IMO !!!
  5. mandymouse

    mandymouse <font color=red>If It's Not A Bahama Mama Then I'm Moderator

    Mar 8, 2003
    I second that :thumbsup2

    Mandy :)
  6. wils

    wils <font color=ff6633>Has had Capt. Jack Sparrow on h

    Apr 18, 2004
    It's all beyond me but i do know that at DH's work the union has only just agreed last years deal. So maybe this years will be sorted by the end of next year

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