Help stop Ryanair’s union-busting in Poland

A call from the ITF/ETF campaigns team As recently reported by the ITF, cabin crew based in Poland have launched a new union. CWR Cabin Crew Union is affiliated to NSZZ Solidarność and represents all crew across Ryanair’s five bases in the country. However, the new union is already in danger. In base meetings on […]

September 18, 2018

Ryanair breaks promise to respect trade union rights in Poland

Ryanair has attempted to deny trade union rights for Polish cabin crew on the same day they launched their new union. CWR Cabin Crew Union was legally established earlier this week and affiliated to the Polish union federation NSZZ Solidarność. It represents all cabin crew across Ryanair’s five bases in the country and is the […]

September 14, 2018

New Polish union joins the fight for fair treatment at Ryanair

Ryanair cabin crew based in Poland have founded a new trade union to fight for fair pay and working conditions in the growing eastern European market. Established by both Polish and foreign nationals across Ryanair’s five bases in the country, CWR Cabin Crew Union represents the interests of all the airline’s cabin crew. It becomes […]

September 13, 2018

ETF ramps up pressure on ‘anti-union’ LOT

In a bid to ramp up the pressure on LOT Polish Airlines (LOT) over its unlawful sacking of Andrzej Jeżewski, vice-president of the ITF and ETF affiliated cabin crew union ZZPP, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) has urged the voice of the European airline industry and Polish members of the European Parliament to use […]

August 29, 2014

Airline sacks cabin crew union leader – call for global protest campaign (

LOT Polish Airlines has sacked Andrzej Jeżewski, the Vice President of its cabin crew union, in an attempt to disrupt ongoing collective bargaining negotiations. This is a brazen violation of trade union rights — and is part of a broader offensive by Polish employers which are now the subject of three ongoing LabourStart campaigns. Please […]

August 22, 2014