British Gas staff vote to accept changes to their terms and conditions

‘With the firm’s prospects looking increasingly insecure, staff have reluctantly voted to try to save their jobs and livelihoods,’ says UNISON

British Gas forces its entire workforce into a ‘fire and rehire’ process

‘If we fail to reach an agreement, we stand ready to defend members,’ says UNISON

a lit gas ring

Dave Prentis seeks to enlist MPs in jobs row with British Gas

UNISON general secretary calls the energy company’s move to dismiss its entire workforce and cease union recognition ‘utterly disgraceful’

British Gas behaviour ‘disgraceful’ over new staff contracts, says UNISON

Staff will feel ‘betrayed’ by the move and UNISON will fight for a better deal

No more job cuts at British Gas as chief exec leaves, says UNISON

Reducing dividend instead of staff is positive move

Taking big steps

Labour’s shadow minister for energy spoke passionately to delegates at the energy conference about the party’s ambitious vision for the energy industry

Gas boss should have pay rise blocked, says UNISON

Staff and investors should seize opportunity at Centrica AGM

Job losses at British Gas ‘disappointing‘

Commenting on the 500 planned redundancies announced at British Gas today

Staff yet again paying the price as British Gas profits fall, says UNISON

British Gas staff shouldn’t be feeling the heat today. It should be Centrica chief executive Iain Conn

The standard variable tariff has had its day

It should lead to cheaper bills for households and much more certainty for its workforce

Court of Appeal confirms holiday pay ruling for workers

Thousands of employees whose wages are partly based on commission moved a step closer today (Friday) towards claiming holiday pay previously denied them thanks to a Court of Appeal ruling on a case originally brought by UNISON against British Gas. The decision confirms that anyone whose pay includes an element of commission can no longer […]

Compulsory redundancies at British Gas will be hard to avoid, says UNISON

Commenting on the news that 700 British Gas jobs are to go in the West Midlands, with the closure of the Oldbury service/call centre near Birmingham, UNISON national energy officer Matt Lay said: “This is terrible news for the company’s Birmingham-based employees, who will be devastated at the prospect of losing their jobs. British Gas […]

UNISON disappointed by job cuts at British Gas

Commenting on the announcement today (Tuesday) that 500 jobs are to go at British Gas, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said:  “It is disappointing that British Gas are cutting yet more jobs around the country. This comes at a very uncertain time for those working for the company. It is important that the business now […]