Your rights at work – Q & A

YOUR RIGHTS AT WORK   Q. What are my rights at fact finding interviews (FFI)? A. You have exactly the same rights as any UK citizen subject to the law. That is you are not obliged to say anything if you do not wish to do so. Your rights are further enshrined under human rights…

LTB / BT Waste Management in Facility Services

BT Waste Management in Facility Services The CWU has recently been given a presentation by BT Facility Services regarding some serious issues that have arisen as result of an audit of a number of BT sites where major concerns have been identified at the way that BT have been handling their waste produce. This issue…

BT Fined £6,000 for Dangerous Roadworks Safety Failures After Failure To Set Up Essential Safety Measures

BT Group has been fined £6,000 after Inspectors found their contractors had failed to set up essential safety measures for roadworks. BT pleaded guilty at Rickergate Magistrates’ court in Carlisle, to three offences under the roadworks regulations for failing to have the correct safety measures in place at a work site in High Street, Workington…

Pensioners’ Manifesto 2017 Briefing Paper

Pensioners’ Manifesto 2017 Briefing Paper Introduction Following the surpise announcement that the General Election will be held on 8 June, the NPC has produced a six-point Pensioners’ Manifesto based on existing policies and campaigns. However, we recognise that there are also a number of other issues that are important to older people, and these are…

BT Pay Ballot

BT PAY 2017 – CONSULTATIVE BALLOT Your CWU Executive recommends that you vote ‘YES’ to ’ACCEPT’ BT’s final offer which is fully outlined below. Following protracted negotiations the CWU has secured a final pay offer from BT for all Team Members who are NewGRID grades as follows: * 2.6% consolidated increase from 1st January for…