EU Sources - New strike threat at Ryanair - May 31, 2018

 After a meeting in Madrid, trade unions representing the cabin crew workers based in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Italy at Ryanair announced in a statement that they would go on strike this summer unless the low-cost airline accepts their demands. The unions demand that Ryanair workers are employed according to the national legislation of the country they operate in, rather than that of Ireland as is currently the case. Furthermore, the airline should give subcontracted workers the same working conditions as its own employees. Finally, Ryanair should recognise unions for pilots and cabin crew and negotiate with a representative chosen by the unions and not by the company.

Read on: in English … Read the statement: in Spanish …

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