Prospect news stories
Prospect is taking its pledge campaign to the Welsh Senedd on Tuesday 4 March to get the attention of politicians of all hues ahead of the general election in 2015.
Following the announcement today in the press of the Telefónica Digital restructure, Prospect has urgently sought more information from the Company about what this means for Telefónica Digital employees in the UK. As yet we have been advised the exact impact of the changes, or how these changes will be managed, have not been decided. The company has assured us it will keep us informed as a matter of priority. We appreciate this will be an unsettling time for members concerned but will update members on developments as and when they arise.
Members will have seen some press coverage recently indicating that Hibu is being placed into administration. Prospect were not informed of this prior to it appearing in the press. However we sought clarity from the company and understand that as part of this restructuring a number of non-trading parts of the Group, including hibu plc, will be wound down. However, the trading companies in which the company works and with whom customers, partners and suppliers do business are not affected by this technical process. Hibu UK – your employing organisation – is similarly unaffected by this development as are your employment terms and conditions.
Can we start by wishing all members a Happy New Year. 2014 has started with some terrible weather in many parts of the country and this has meant many of you having to work flat out to cope, with Openreach now calling for contractual overtime amongst engineers in some regions to clear the backlog of work.
This will means some OM’s in affected regions may be asked to volunteer to come in on a Saturday for a period. Management have told Prospect arrangements for this will be discussed at a local level. It should be remembered any Saturday attendance is voluntary and if you do attend you should later take TOIL. If you experience any problems with this contact your local rep or the Prospect helpdesk on 020 8971 6060 or email@example.com
This update will cover some of the main topics which Prospect will be dealing with in Openreach in 2014 and also looks at the work of the Prospect Openreach Industrial Relations Committee.
BT TSO December Update:
- Organisational Change
- Paid Leaver Scheme
- Performance Management
Other recent stories: