Pilots are demanding more money: This is how Lufthansa should continue
05.08.2022, 10:23 | Reading time: 2 minutes
Lufthansa pilots: overwhelming majority for a possible strike
The Lufthansa agreement with Verdi for ground staff is not a pilot’s degree. Now comes the cabin crew. that is debatable.
Frankfurt am Main. Warning strikes, days of chaos at airports, flight cancellations, angry travelers – in the peak travel season – loss of income. is in the dangerous replay scenario Lufthansa you can stop now at a high price.
The company has joined forces with the Verdi union Increase in three phases For ground staff. The airline buys itself peace and time to deal with the next conflict, then with the pilots. After the conversation is before the conversation.
How important is it for a crane to get out of turbulence? Head of Human Resources Michael Nigerman Is confident in negotiating with the pilots. Is the agreement with Verdi a pilot study that will be taken over by others?
Strike averted: But now it’s the pilots turn
“It’s always great when there are agreements with other professional groups, that gives hope,” said Matthias Bär, spokesman for the Cockpit association, to our editors. Pilots now have high standards: 5.5% higher salary Plus One from January 1, 2023 automatic inflation compensation,
Pilots argue and have often shown that they can paralyze flight operations. after a vote, Union cockpit Call for a strike even if the talks planned for next week are unsuccessful.
ground staff, around 20,000 employees, retrospectively from July 1, 2023 200 euros per month and from January 1, 2023 2.5 percent, but at least 125 euros. From July 2023 there will be a percentage increase of 2.5 percent.
The advantage of the minimum amount is that small earners Cut disproportionately. According to Verdi, check-in employees get 13.6 and 18.4 percent more. Lufthansa speaks of an increase of 19.2 percent in the lowest wage level of 2000 euros.
Lufthansa: 18-month guarantee Plan protection guaranteed
The wordy interlocutor is satisfied Christine Behl But also because it was able to block a core requirement of the group. Lufthansa actually only wanted to pay more if the airline was flying in the profit zone. Linking payments to group results is off the table.
Conversely, it is beneficial for the company that the agreement 18 months term Is. This can also include pilots. For a company like Lufthansa, planning security is the be-all and end-all.
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