Some 91% of votes cast by members of the 8,800-strong British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association have voted in favour of industrial action. However the association has not backed strike action. The union has been pressing the airline to drop its new performance review system, which provides onboard staff with immediate feedback on their performance from passengers and colleagues. Matt Smith, a regional Unite officer, said: “Our members have voted overwhelmingly against the introduction of this flawed dashboard scheme. The BA management should note the enormous strength of feeling against this policy with what, we suspect, is a hidden agenda

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