Sweden -Cabin crew strike over working hours -February 14, 2012

According to officials of the Unionen union, about 400 air stewards working for TUIfly Nordic, Novair and Primera Air went went an indefinite strike on Tuesday 14 April, after they failed to reach an agreement with the three airlines over working hours. The union says it wants its members to work a maximum of 42 hours a week, while the employers want to be able to schedule the cabin crew to work up to 60 hours a week. The three airlines fly for package holiday organizers, which argue they have arranged to use alternative airlines.

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