High court says BA cabin crew must go to work

By Branko Brkic 18 December 2009

Travellers can breathe again. The strike planned by British Airways cabin crews for the Christmas period has been prevented by a UK high court ruling. The judge agreed with the airline that the crews’ union had not carried out a proper ballot. As a result, the court’s injunction means the 12-day strike cannot go ahead. Should the union, Unite, now go ahead with another vote, no strike could happen before 2010. For more, read the BBC


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