Belgium - Social dumping at Brussels Airlines? - June 30, 2017

Trade union BBTK says that Brussels Airlines is outsourcing a series of flights, leading to non-compliance with social regulations. Brussels Airlines is collaborating with the Irish company CityJet for some flights. This company sub-contracts the cabin staff management function to the company Nobox. According to BBTK, workers are not entering into contracts meeting Belgian legislation and Nobox is not respecting the minimum wage either. The unions are calling for dialogue and threatening strike action.

English: http://www.brusselstimes.com/brussels/8569/brussels-airlines-accused …   

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