The Belgian unions CNE and ACV Puls have announced a strike call on September 27 for Ryanair workers in solidarity with collective redundancies due to the closure of bases that the company will carry out in other European countries, including Spain, and which will mean the loss of some 1,200 jobs in total.
Ryanair’s management continues to have an aggressive personnel policy, «said CNE permanent secretary Didier Lebbe, who has indicated that this strike day» is really necessary to support colleagues in southern Europe. «
For his part, the permanent secretary of CNE Yves Lambot has stressed that the strikes last summer «have allowed working conditions to improve in several European countries», while in others «the situation remains disastrous for staff», for which considers that «it is important that all Ryanair workers show solidarity and work together to force the company to assume responsibilities.»
This day coincides with those convened by the USO and Sitpcla unions for cabin crew (TCP) and the Sepla for Spanish pilots to protest the closure of the Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Girona bases, which will mean the loss of More than 500 jobs. Specifically, the TCP have been called on days 1, 2, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 29 of September, while the pilots are on days 19, 20, 22, 27 and 29 of September.
Likewise, the British union of pilots Balpa has also presented a strike call for days 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 and 29 of September to demand improvements in work and in the salary structure of the company.