a two-digit million amount cost the strikes of the pilots’ union Cockpit Lufthansa this fall. Therefore, the airline will very quickly to negotiate with the pilot. It also calls for legal barriers to craft unions.
The recent strikes the Vereinigung Cockpit costs Lufthansa million. “The three days of strike in the spring have cost us 60 million euros and the last five days of strike will certainly again caused tens of millions of damage,” said Bettina Volkens, Personnel Board of Lufthansa the “Bild-Zeitung” (Wednesday edition), according to a preliminary report.
Volkens asked the union for a return to the negotiating table. “We want first of all deal with the pilots’ union Cockpit. Yet for talks must also include the union to compromise to be ready.
This is currently not the case. What makes the cockpit, has nothing to do with fair social partnership do, “she added. “We must return to the negotiating table as soon as possible, preferably immediately. I’m cockpit around the clock reached” Volkens said.
Lufthansa wants barriers for craft unions
Lufthansa also demanded a statutory curtailment of craft unions. “To bring a law for the bargaining unit on the way, would be important for the German economy,” said Volkens. The Ministry of Labour appropriate plans should already circulating.]
In addition, she sees the need for “constitutional rules, and procedures to assure that a company can not be constantly strike of various craft unions. Politicians are called to act quickly . “
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