Update for Members in British Gas

Proposed Changes to Terms & Conditions Negotiations Update 12/20 #5 You will be aware that we have been balloting UNISON members on a series of changes the business is seeking to make to all Centrica employees. This ballot closed at noon on the 4th December 2020. These changes were briefed by the business to staff […]

British Gas: Proposed Changes to T&C Negotiations

After many weeks of negotiations between the business and the trade unions, we have reached the point when further progress is no longer possible. You are now being asked at this point to vote on the package of proposals as set out by the business and briefed to you. Your UNISON in British Gas sector […]

British Gas Negotiations Update

Negotiations between the business and the trade unions are coming to a close; we now await the final position in writing from the business. When that final position is received, the UNISON in British Gas National Sector Committee will meet as soon as possible to formulate a position. Following that we will look to discuss […]

British Gas S188 Update

Despite the announcement in the summer from Centrica that it would dismiss all its workforce and re employ them on lesser terms by year end, UNISON has continued to engage in talks with the business to see if a negotiated outcome was possible. At the same time UNISON have been making the necessary preparations to […]

News for Members of the East Midlands Gas (Southern) Branch

CBS Consultation Update 03/09/2020

British Gas Proposed Changes to Terms and Conditions Negotiations Update

UNISON has now concluded its consultative survey of members in British Gas on the key questions of support for industrial action. Thank you for taking time to complete the survey which has demonstrated again, that members are resolute in lending support to an industrial action ballot of UNISON members in response to the issuance of […]

British Gas Proposed Changes to Terms and Conditions Negotiations Update 08/20

We have now received the full set of proposals from the business and although some detail is still lacking, we have enough information to be clear about what the impact is on you as an employee of British Gas and a UNISON member The summary of the main proposals is on the second page of […]

Update for British Gas Members

 Support available to our members throughout the negotiations 07/20

British Gas Negotiations Update

The first set of meetings took place this week between the trade unions and the business to discuss company proposals to attack member’s terms and conditions of employment. The business spent time at the meetings outlining why it needed to make sweeping changes. These reasons largely related to the financial state of the business. We […]

East Midlands Gas (Southern) Branch Update

The Branch has now held two stewards’ meetings following the company’s announcement of some 5,000 redundancies and they are signalling that they want to change terms and conditions of employment. In addition to which the Branch has been represented at the British Gas sector committee meetings. The union will be undertaking a significant amount of […]