Lufthansa-saving package: flight attendants to vote zero

Lufthansa has reached a first group of employees specific savings arrangements, with which the Corona-to overcome crisis. The flight attendants have voted in a

Lufthansa-saving package: flight attendants to vote zero

Lufthansa has reached a first group of employees specific savings arrangements, with which the Corona-to overcome crisis. The flight attendants have voted in a ballot of the cabin Union Ufo with a majority of 87.9% of the corresponding crises-collective labour agreement.

The Ufo-CEO Nicoley Baublies said on Saturday in Mörfelden-Walldorf near Frankfurt. With the pilots of Lufthansa has not agreed, however, and with the ground staff and even the negotiations are broken off.

Without the agreement, the 2600 had the cabin Crews of the core company Lufthansa should be deleted. On the approximately 22,000 flight attendants to zero round to come now, with additional part-time and had benefits. There are, according to Ufo a protection of Employment until mid-2024. The Savings are spent under 25 percent of the cost.

Important Details on the exact design, however, are still open. Baublies demanded by the company, timely discussions and concrete proposals. The Ufo Board of Directors has therefore, in addition to a members vote to be able to access it at a later date to take industrial action. Lufthansa may terminate the contract with a notice period of two weeks, if the economic conditions dramatically worsen.

The part-nationalized Lufthansa group had estimated after the Corona slump in its global surplus to 22,000 full-time, of which around 11 000 are attributable to Germany. The group expects in the medium term, with a 100 Jets smaller fleet and appropriate personnel overhangs.

Updated Date: 15 August 2020, 07:19

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