Poland - Ryanair denies rights to cabin crew union - September 30, 2018

The new Cabin Crew Union (CWR) is part of the trade union federation Solidarność and was initiated to fight for fair pay and working conditions in the aviation sector. Ryanair however immediately broke their promise to respect trade union rights. The same day that the union was launched workers withdrew from the employee representation system demanding that their union, instead of them individually, would negotiate on their behalf. Managers refused to receive CWR registration papers and told workers they would be made redundant if they did not accept self-employment contracts with Ryanair. Under Polish law self-employed workers are ineligible for trade union membership and collective bargaining.

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