Austria -Trade union critical about Eurowings practices -October 16, 2015

Trade union Vida is examining very critically the development at Lufthansa and its cheap carriers. The reason is that the crew of some Vienna based Eurowings airplanes, against earlier promises by the management, will be no longer engaged under Austrian wages and working conditions. One of the key points is the fact that a large part of the cabin crew is contracted in temporary engagements. The union’s demand is a clear commitment to binding agreements with decent working conditions.   


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