Lufthansa gets pay deal with employees

Two sides agree on 4.7% pay rise for technical staff

Lufthansa has reached a pay accord with employees, unions and management said yesterday, bringing an end to a bitter and long-running dispute that resulted in a series of damaging strikes. The agreement will last for 26 months.
The two sides agreed on a 4.7% pay increase for staff working at the German flag carrier’s subsidiaries Lufthansa System, Technik and Cargo. Employees at Lufthansa itself will get a 3% pay rise.
The deal falls only slightly short of the 5.2% rise for all staff over a 12-month period demanded by the Verdi union. Verdi expressed satisfaction at the result.
“The result of these negotiations can be put down to the combative nature of the staff and their significant strike action,” Verdi spokesperson Christine Behle said.
AFP
[pictured: Airbus A330-300; courtesy Lufthansa]

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