Finland - Flight attendants on strike - November 30, 2010

A strike by flight attendants of the airlines Finnair and Blue 1 is set to begin at 1:00 PM Finnish time on Tuesday 30 November. Attempts at negotiating a contract between the airlines and the flight attendants broke down in the early hours of Tuesday. Many flights of both airlines will be grounded. The two sides continue to disagree on issues such as overtime work and days off. According to the Finnish Cabin Crew Union (SLSY), the management aims at weakening the terms of the current collective agreement.

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