Finland - flight attendants' strike

Wednesday 17, November 2010


Finland - flight attendants' strike


Finnish flight attendants' association (SLSY) threatens to begin strike on 30 November 2010.


The Finnish Flight Attendants' Association (SLSY), which represents Finnair's and Blue1's cabin service personnel, has submitted to the Association of Support Service Industries a warning that industrial action may begin in the form of a strike on Tuesday, 30 November 2010 if a solution is not reached before then on an employment agreement issue. If it were to take place, the strike would bring most of Finnair's flight traffic to a halt. 


The SLSY's previous collective agreement ended in April this year and negotiations on a new agreement have been under way since February. Finnair employs around 2,000 flight attendants. 



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