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BG Strike

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by DeltaT, 2 Mar 2010.

  1. Corgigrouch

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    Sadly there are plenty of wannabees who would quite happily take the wages of a scab in the belief that it will lead to greater things but as soon as BG and its engineers sort their differences out they'll be out, back fixing toilets again..
     
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  3. thefloosyonthebeach

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    £35 p/h. :D Cut throat on boiler changes. :rolleyes: A van loaded up with gear (again). :D

    Flooze.
     
  4. DeltaT

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    It's the only path the 'suits' at BG can take, get the contractors in. The contractors call the tune & BG pays the money! They have their shareholders to keep happy, they need people to cover for the CPSs when they go on strike.

    The CPSs will picket their depot, while we're out there coining it in. Do you think they'll get any support from the contractors???...... :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:

    Vote Conservative......Brother............ :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:
     
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    Holy carp they're bringing back depots too :?: :eek:
     
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    They've been advertising for months on the jobcentre website, it's still there today. £18 for a service and £30 for a completed breakdown. They reckon you can earn £800-1000pw. You have to use your own van as well. And pass all their bloody tests before they even entertain you.
     
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    Just hope that any privateers that do work for B/Gas in the event of a strike realise what a world of pain they would be in for if they make even the slightest mistake. We live with it every day and know the pit falls and still come undone. The culture of safety within B/g whilst good is now becoming un workable. £65 an hour you are going to have to be bullet proof. Do not think it will be easy money. As they say in B/gas yours will be the last name attached to the job.
     
  8. DeltaT

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    But that's the same for any work a RGI would undertake son, wake up & smell the coffee, a contractor is bullet proof!! For 65 sheets an hour, we can handle anything the BG suits throw at us. You CPS parts changers need a reality check!!
     
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    Smelt the coffee along time ago. Private Rgi's get away with murder. Whilst i appreciate a huge number of you are fine engineers it is time for a bit of pay back the slagging B/g engineers get on here is dreadful. I have seen plenty in 30yrs so do not patronise me. I have seen plenty of contractors work for us and they take short cuts, as at the end of the day they have no loyalty
     
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    WOW DICK_PULLER is back under another guise
     
  12. DeltaT

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    Well, you may have a point there, when is the ballot??
     
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    WOW DICK_PULLER is back under another guise..........Sorry, but I don't understand this comment??
     
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    You jest, but you have no idea
     
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    It would be handy to know when the strike will start, as we'll need to get some agency lads in, not cheap, but at £65/hour we'll be minted!!

    I did hear the ballot was the Mid March?
     
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    I love the way that you British will cut each others throats for a penny and then later bleat that someone else is shafting you.... That's the way you end up earning peanuts.
     
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    To be honest I'm not sure many bg will actually strike because in this area there aren't too many left who give a flying f*&k about the job any more
     
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