Taiwan: Unions strike deal with airline to end longest labour strike in country's aviation history

Author: Agence France-Presse, Published on: 9 July 2019

"Taiwan's EVA Air cabin crew call off strike after 17 days", 8 July 2019

Unions strike deal with management to end industrial dispute that saw more than 1,200 flights grounded and hundreds of thousands of journeys disrupte. Strike was the longest in Taiwanese aviation history and cost airline more an US$97 million... More than 2,300 cabin crew demanding better benefits and working conditions walked out last month after negotiations failed, causing three weeks of flight cancellations ahead of the busy summer holiday period...

The union said it will not strike for the next three years in return for increased flight stipends and a promise by the company not to pursue retaliatory action against employees who joined the strike...“We have heard our employees’ voices, we will increase communication with our staff,” EVA Air chairman Lin Bao-shui said..

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Related companies: EVA Airways