Aviation workers fight against the destruction of jobs and wage cuts all around the world

Over the past few weeks, aviation workers around the globe have engaged in protracted and bitter strikes in an attempt to combat the destruction of jobs and conditions. Pilots, ground staff and cabin crews employed by some of the major carriers have been involved in these struggles. This outburst is an inevitable outcome of the […]


April 16, 2018

Fritt Fall – airlines in free fall

Fritt fall – på jobb i lufta til lavpris, by Pål Vegard Hagesæther, reviewed by Asbjørn Wahl, adviser to the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees, and chair of the ITF urban transport committee In the book Fritt fall – på jobb i lufta til lavpris (Free fall – at work in the air […]


May 12, 2015

Harsh Qatari Labor Conditions Move Center Stage As FIFA Debates World Cup (eurasiareview.com)

Controversy over conditions for unskilled and semi-skilled workers in Qatar involved in the construction of World Cup-related infrastructure as well as for flight attendants of Qatar Airways, the 2022 tournament’s likely official carrier, has moved center stage as world soccer body FIFA prepares to debate next week the Gulf state’s hosting of the 2022 soccer […]


September 27, 2013