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ITF blames Walsh for Iberia strike

The ITF has put the blame on Willie Walsh for the start of a series of strikes by Iberia workers in defence of their jobs.
Willie Walsh is CEO of IAG, the parent group of Iberia and British Airways.
ITF civil aviation secretary Gabriel Mocho said on 22…


February 25, 2013

Unions launch attack on Willie Walsh over Iberia cuts (TravelMole.com)

Unions for Iberia staff have launched a scathing attack on Willie Walsh as the first round of strikes ends. The International Transport Workers’ Federation said Walsh, CEO of Iberia’s parent IAG, has turned not just the entire airline against him but “it looks like, an entire country against him”. Speaking from the International Labour Organisation […]


February 24, 2013

Flight Attendants Join Fight for Fairness at Hyatt (AFL-CIO-USA)

On Tuesday, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) joined with hotel workers for a rally demanding that Hyatt Hotels change a host of practices that the Hyatt Hurts campaign touts as the worst in the United States. More than 100 members of AFA-CWA rallied at Hyatt’s headquarters in Chicago, picketing the building and delivering a letter to Hyatt endorsing the boycott.


February 16, 2013

Iberia Employees to Strike Against Job Cuts (Travel-News.co.uk)

…Commenting on the strike action at Iberia, Gabriel Mocho, the civil aviation secretary of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), said, ‘The fingerprints of Willie Walsh (CEO of IAG, the parent group of Iberia and British Airways) are visible in the breakdown in talks that led to this declaration. Orders from above have clearly denied Iberia the freedom to achieve a joint negotiated plan with unions to secure a profitable future for the airline.


Air China to expand European presence, further becoming largest Chinese airline on the continent (CAPA)

Air China is building on its reputation as China’s flag carrier with an expanded schedule to Europe, increasing frequency on existing services and also opening two new routes: Beijing-Geneva and Chengdu-Frankfurt.


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Machinists Union announces tentative agreements with United Airlines

 The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has reached three tentative agreements with United Airlines, covering 32,500 workers.

The announcement on 13 February affects employees working in the Ramp/Fleet Service, Public…


February 15, 2013

Machinists Union Reaches Tentative Agreements for 32,500 at United Airlines (IAMAW)

Less than a year after resolving all representational disputes at the airline formed by a merger of United, Continental and Continental Micronesia airlines, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced three tentative agreements for 32,500 employees in the Ramp/Fleet Service, Public Contact/Reservations and Stock Clerk/Stores classifications at the world’s largest airline. […]


February 13, 2013

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Iberia Airlines unions announce strike dates

Unions representing employees at Spanish national airline Iberia have announced a series of strike dates after talks with management broke down.
The strikes will take place from February 18 to 22, March 4 to 8 and March 18 to 22.

The ground staff an…


February 8, 2013