Germany: Unions at Lufthansa Airport agreed to end strike due to higher pay

Posted on November 15, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Travel News

Labor unions at German airline Lufthansa have agreed to a cabin staff wage deal envisaging higher pay in exchange for more flexible work schedules. The deal was brokered by an arbiter after a massive strike this summer. The chief arbiter in the labor dispute, Bert Rürup, announced on Tuesday that some 19,000 flight attendants were due to receive 4.6 percent higher wages next year, as well as a one-off payment of 320 euros ($405). Read article

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