Belgium -Deal at Brussels airport -September 06, 2013

Management and the trades unions at Brussels Airlines reached a compromise that should help ease the workload on cabin crew. The unions representing the cabin crew announced in a joint statement that a strike has probably been averted. The agreement contains two elements. In the short term, pressure of work on cabin crew will be addressed by a number of concrete measures that will be taken over the coming months. In the longer term, a framework will be drawn up to spread the workload more equitably.



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