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

February 24, 2013

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 aviation global dialogue forum in Geneva, ITF civil aviation secretary Gabriel Mocho said: “As a strike this is undoubtedly a success, but it’s a strike Iberia’s workers didn’t want. Both the airline and the unions were working on a plan that would safeguard jobs and profitability. Its failure can be laid at Willie Walsh’s door.
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