UK: Gate Gourmet - Reinstate Sacked Workers Now - On Wednesday, August 10, 620 workers were sacked by the airline caterer Gate Gourmet in a dispute provoked by the company, whose aim was to replace union members with cheap labour. This dispute appears to have been planned by Gate Gourmet's United States owners, Texas Pacific Group.
Even a management orientated periodical such as People Management (affiliated to a professional personnel and HR professionals organization in UK - CIPD) ran the following story - Airline catering firm considered provoking illegal strike
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A much lower key version also happened in the last few days as Norwich Union has been accused of flouting law over job cuts - Trade union Amicus reacted angrily to plans by Norwich Union to close two call centres it no longer wants after its £1.1bn takeover of the RAC motoring group earlier this year.