A labor dispute at Gate Gourmet's London Heathrow catering operation snowballed into a major headache for British Airways and its passengers yesterday as 1,000 BA airport ground workers walked off their jobs in sympathy with some 800 catering employees who had been fired by Gate Gourmet the day before. Both the catering and airline employees--baggage handlers and ramp workers--are members of the Transport and General Workers Union. Furthermore, Gate Gourmet provides catering for BA flights ...

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