Germany - Strike at Ryanair upbeat for more strikes - September 30, 2018

A day before European unions announced a joint strike action of Ryanair workers in multiple countries (see our European section), pilots and cabin crew at the local Ryanair staged a full-day walkout. They demand better pay and better working conditions. Ryanair cancelled 150 out of a total 400 flights scheduled to fly to and from Germany due to the strike. Management warned that such ‘wildcat’ strikes would lead to job cuts if they continued. The Cockpit pilots' federation and the Verdi service workers' union said their talks with the Ryanair management had failed to break the impasse.  

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