the media and entertainment union
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Work at Ericsson Broadcast Media Services (formerly Red Bee Media)? Then BECTU is the union for you ....

Our job is to make your job better

Thanks to our agreement with your employer you can now join online and pay your subscriptions through the payroll. Use the form at the bottom of this page.

We have a network of reps and officials covering all departments. We deal with managers at all levels using agreed procedures and mechanisms to handle issues that affect you and your job.

Representation

All of our reps work alongside you and they are trained to deal with individual issues, such as grievances and disciplinaries, and to guide you through these procedures.

Sometimes you might want advice, information or even just someone to talk to. Whatever it is - BECTU is here for you.

We also deal with company level collective discussions on issues ranging from pay and pensions to transfers and acquisitions. Our training department also offers a suite of low-cost training to help you to advance your career. 

Benefits and Services

Supporting you at work is central to what we do and we draw on a range of experts to give you the help you need.

BECTU membership gives you access to legal help including, where approved, full support at Employment Tribunals including payment of tribunal fees.

Our legal service also offers support for personal injury claims (for members and their families)and access to a 24-hour helpline for non-work related issues. (Check out the pdf attached to this page).

In addition members benefit from discounts on a huge range of products and services through BECTU Plus. Deals cover gym membership, selected Apple products, airport parking, car insurance and mobile phones to name but a few.

Voice in the workplace

We communicate regularly with members and welcome feedback. We work for you and what you say is important to us. It's clear that the more members we have, the more influential your voice will be. Want to contact us? Write to info@bectu.org.uk and put Ericsson Broadcast Media Services in the subject line.

NB: If you have an existing problem and are seeking the union’s immediate help please call our membership department on 020 7346 0900 (Mon-Fri, office hours) so that we can talk to you about the arrangements for joining BECTU. Otherwise please use the form at the foot of this page.

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