Czech Republic -Overnight wage cuts of 40% -February 02, 2015

The Czech national carrier has lowered their staff's salaries by around 40%, introducing new cost-saving measures. According to the trade unions, the drop in wages is higher than it was previously agreed.

In the January Newsletter we reported already on the difficult negotiations at Czech Airlines. The national carrier has lowered their staff's salaries by around 40%, introducing new cost-saving measures. According to the trade unions, the drop in wages is higher than it was previously agreed. The airline in October agreed on a wage cut of around a third and 180 redundancies. The trade unions representing the company's pilots and stewards filed a complaint over the new collective agreement and consider the option to strike.

English: http://www.radio.cz/en/section/news/czech-airlines-introduce-wage-cut ...  


For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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