The cabin staff of Eurowings and Germanwings will strike on Thursday throughout the day. The flight attendants ‘ Union Ufo said. Affected are the airports in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Dortmund, Hannover, Stuttgart and Berlin.
The flight attendants ‘ Union Ufo, is expanding its Thursday a planned strike at eurowings on the larger sister company, Germanwings. Thus, the entire Europe is almost network of the Lufthansa-cheap-platform Eurowings failures and delays threatened. Are affected it is expected that more than 50,000 passengers.
As is the case with the Euro wings GmbH with offices in Hamburg and Düsseldorf are also called the flight attendants of Germanwings, a day-long strike. Affected here are the airports of Düsseldorf, Köln, Dortmund, Hannover, Stuttgart, Berlin and Hamburg.
In the case of Germanwings, the failure of collective bargaining for part-time working arrangements of the flight attendants, said the Union. The have found, the tariff Commission of the Ufo. “On our demand package was not received, several appointments were dropped and the ‘offer’ of Germanwings to part times does not allow for discharge and the compatibility of career and family,” said Ufo negotiator Sylvia De la Cruz, a message according to. “Therefore, nothing remains for us, as our interests in the context of a labor dispute to enforce.”
In the case of the Euro wings-negotiations, which lasted until Wednesday morning, had suggested the Ufo claims to last a conciliation in accordance with the model of the Euro wings-mother Lufthansa, where, under the leadership of the Ex-SPD politician Matthias Platzeck solutions had been found. The Euro wings management had not seen in the short term in the location and merely communicated that it would examine the proposal, said the Union. By the afternoon, no commitment was made. The Ufo negotiator De la Cruz, accused the company, then a delay tactic.
Eurowings insisted, for its part, to the fact that you have offered to all open tariff issues to mediation. The flight was offered to attendants at a term of 39 months, the salary increases of an average of seven percent and a higher salary structure. The strike threat was, therefore, no understanding.
In the collective dispute, it goes to the salaries and working conditions of the approximately 400 flight attendants in Düsseldorf, seat of the German airline Eurowings GmbH, which operates 23 of 90 medium-range jets of the expanding Lufthansa cheap platform eurowings. It is unclear whether or not Ufo’s represented in the workforce, the majority, there is also the Confederation of German trade unions ver.di members organized.