BERLIN (AP) — A union representing pilots at German service Lufthansa says they’ll stroll out Friday after administration rejected calls for for a pay enhance.
Union Vereeniging Cockpit accused Lufthansa on Thursday of failing to enhance on its earlier provide, leaving pilots with no alternative however to go on strike to press their calls for.
In line with Lufthansa, the corporate supplied a one-time enhance of 900 euros ($900), which quantities to a 5% enhance for senior pilots and an 18% enhance for these beginning the occupation.
The union had referred to as for a 5.5% enhance this yr and an automated above-inflation enhance in 2023. As well as, the pilots are demanding a brand new pay and trip construction that the airline mentioned would enhance its staffing prices by about 40%, or some 900. million euros in two years.