Spain - Iberia strikes called off after agreement - November 16, 2009

Unions representing Spanish airline Iberia's cabin crew have called off strikes planned for November and December after reaching a wage agreement with management. The unions already carried out strike actions in October and November. Yet, on Thursday 19 November Iberia management announced it had agreed an average 4% salary increase in 2009 for its nearly 4,000 cabin crew. A week earlier, a merger was proposed between British Airways and Iberia Airlines.




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