Bob’s been paid. Finally. Actually, he’s been paid 6 weeks despite being owed 7 and currently being in is 8th week. Okay, that I get. Same old game of holding some back to keep the screws tight. But Matt has only been paid 4 weeks. They decided they would pay him the other 2 weeks… Read More News From ATG, “Here’s Your Wages. Not!”
Let’s go back a little. WEDNESDAY 10TH FEBRUARY, 2016 Ibrahim had promised we would be paid no later than today. If we were not paid, he told Neil, you have every right to strike the next day. So we waited. And nothing happened. Instead, I got a phone call at 1pm asking me to meet Majid… Read More The Contract & Doing The Right Thing
I organised a meeting today to brief hods on what is happening, to discuss rumors we should strike tomorrow, and to discuss the contract ATP were trying to get us to sign to see what people wanted to do. Majid came to tell me that Ibrahim demanded to see me right away, I said I’d… Read More I’ve Been Fired!
Everyone seems very down today. I’m of course referring to the crew. Not ATP. Although they didn’t look to be in very good shape yesterday. Majid looked very tired. I feel for the guy. Must be awful to be a good guy trapped at ATP. He came over to the Art Dept after we met… Read More Low Point. Again
Things are getting increasingly nasty here. Majid has lost 5,000 Riyals (about £1,000) so he’s deducting it from Ray’s per diems. He’s not bothered to prove it’s Ray’s fault. But he’s deducting it anyway. I don’t entirely blame Majid. Last time he lost per diems and was convinced it was someone’s else’s fault, Ibrahim deducted… Read More Per Diems Robbery