Portugal - TAP cabin crew on strike - January 31, 2018

TAP Portugal cabin crew trade union SNPVAC, the National Union of Flight Personnel Civil Aviation, has called for strike action the weekend before Carnival starts (8, 9 and 10th February 2017). The management has stated that the strike is illegal and wants judges to decide. Previously TAP has cut back flights but merged passengers into larger rented jets with rented crews. The union also threatens strike action in March. The basis of the protest is the discriminatory treatment that the Government imposes on cabin crew workers and the deteriorating cabin crew working conditions.

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