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BA strike threat

The head of the trade union Unite has warned British Airways that it plans to move towards industrial action against the airline "with immediate effect".
Unite and BA have been at loggerheads for several weeks. In April, BA owner IAG warned it could cut up to 12,000 jobs due to the impact of coronavirus.
Staff were warned that if agreement was not reached, they would be handed their notice and re-hired on new contracts.
BA said it was disappointed by Unite's criticism.
Many airlines are struggling to survive as the coronavirus pandemic has severely disrupted global travel.
The plunge in travel will drive airline losses of more than $84bn (£66bn) this year, the International Air Transport Association has warned. It said last month that 2020 revenues would drop to $419bn, down 50% from 2019.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53564385
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