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GMB responds to ‘staggering’ British Airways job losses

28 Apr 2020
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GMB, the union for British Airways ground staff, has responded to the ‘staggering’ reports the company is set to slash 12,000 jobs.

Nadine Houghton, GMB National Officer, said: 

“We don’t yet know the detail of the proposed cuts but if the 12,000 figure is accurate this will be a huge blow for our loyal members. 

“We believed we had reached some relative, albeit temporary, respite for them following the agreement to furlough 80% of BA’s staff – now this. 

“I know our reps will work day and night to limit the impact on our members but 12,000 employees is a staggering number. 

“All our efforts will be out into bringing that number down.” 

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