Denmark - Ryanair opens talks that could lead to return - February 28, 2018

On 8 February, Ryanair paid a visit to the Danish Flight Personnel Union (FPU) for a first meeting on the topic of collective agreements for pilots and cabin crew. When Ryanair opened up a base in Denmark in 2015 the company was not interested in agreeing on collective agreements for its local workers. The FPU brought the case before the Labour Court that decided that the union had the right to demand a collective agreement for the workers they represent. Ryanair did not comply with this outcome but instead walked out and closed both its bases. Ryanair changed its position and is now willing to meet the FPU’s demand for negotiating a collective agreement.

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