New deal on Bank Holiday working in EE Consumer 

An agreement has been reached with EE Consumer that means anyone working the five non-festive Bank Holidays will, from now on, benefit from five absolutely guaranteed days off to take at a time of their choosing.

The CWU-brokered deal was arrived at in constructive discussions with management following the company’s announcement that it wanted to introduce ‘Flexible Bank Holidays’, with the union successfully building in safeguards for those staff who have not traditionally been required to work those days.

CWU national officer for EE Consumer, Stephen Albon, explains: “Apart from the operational reasons why the company has been seeking greater certainty over Bank Holiday resourcing, for some time both  the CWU and management have been receiving feedback from individuals saying they’d welcome this area to be looked at, especially with regards to the five non-festive Bank Holidays.

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