Monday, November 21, 2016

Lufthansa pilots to strike on Wednesday –

he was threatening already now the date: On Wednesday, the Lufthansa to go on strike-pilots all day. According to the pilot Union Vereinigung Cockpit Long – and short-haul connections from Germany are affected. Also for Euro wings, there is a call for a strike.

Lufthansa pilots to strike on Wednesday all day. The pilot Union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said. Affected Long – and short-range connections, which should start in Germany, between 0: 00 and 23: 59. The airline stressed that the flights carried out by Lufthansa CityLine, Germanwings, eurowings, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines, are not affected by the strike and normal to run.

When a new walkout by Lufthansa pilots is the 14. Strike in the ongoing labor dispute. This Time it focuses solely on the collective salaries of approximately 5400 pilots of Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo and subsidiary Germanwings.

The pilot tariff increases demand by 22 percent over a period of five years. This corresponds to an annual increase of approximately 3.66 percent. Lufthansa offers 2.5 per cent over a period of six years./p>

“Lufthansa has very good Numbers”

“Which Lufthansa has for years, very good Pay. After the record result in the past financial year, the group controls in 2016 again on an outstanding result,” said the VC Board member Joerg Handwerg. “The group’s Executive Board and the Supervisory Board see it the same way, the basic salary increase of the Executive Board of up to 30 percent, and the still greater increase of the Supervisory Board remuneration in the past years.”

The pilot Union Vereinigung Cockpit had rejected on the previous Wednesday, as the company’s proposal to enter into a conciliation open salary negotiations. Reason is the very low salary offer, you could not accept as the basis of a mediation, whether VC spokesman Markus Wahl of the German press Agency said.

pension and early retirement-determining

The workers ‘ struggle had begun in April 2014. The last strike 14 months ago, a court stopped. The fronts are hardened round after the work stoppages and a myriad of Conversation. The pilots, in addition to the payment of the pensions and of the internal early retirement. In the summer, the Cockpit had tried in unofficial Collective bargaining, to reach for the plane of the leader of the low-cost subsidiary eurowings improvements. Lufthansa rejects this.

Behind the Scenes, another conflict to Eurowings raging still. The pilots can see endangered by the Expansion of the low-cost airline in the long term, their Jobs, and therefore the growth limit. Lufthansa is a strategic must, however, be in the Expansion soft, not with the workers agreed.

the trade Union ver.di called for a strike. The Cabin staff of Eurowings today in Hamburg and Düsseldorf. The Federal Executive Board informed. At both locations, the employees are to strike five o’clock in the morning until 20 o’clock.

reported On this topic of the days show on the 21. November 2016 at 20:00.


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