Protecting agreed pay rates, terms and conditions. Agreeing a protocol that would ensure that staff of any IAG group cannot be called upon to be involved in Aer Lingus work in circumstances of a dispute of any nature in Aer Lingus. No offshoring of cabin crew or pilot bases unless by agreement.
Thereafter, the interests of IAG shareholders will always trump the interests of the Irish economy and the Irish travelling public.
The announcement this evening Tuesday by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohue TD, that the Government intends to support the bid, will not come as a surprise to any of the staff or travelling public at Aer Lingus, but it will be a cause of concern to both staff and passengers.
The letter will be regarded by Aer Lingus staff as a gesture designed to keep the Government on side without offering any substantial assurances to staff.
Maintaining direct employment as the norm. No compulsory redundancies and a pre-agreed staff friendly redeployment scheme forming part of a suite of collective agreements to be underpinned in a legally binding agreement.
For the staff at Aer Lingus, there are genuine concerns of compulsory redundancies if the deal goes through, along with the prospect of a further erosion of terms and conditions in the inevitable restructuring of the company.
The assurances the union has sought from the two companies include the following: The union remains concerned that any assurances given by either company offers no real guarantees to address these concerns.
Unfortunately, it has always been our experience that Aer Lingus management will defer any engagement with us on issues of concern until it becomes necessary through the threat of industrial action or the intervention of a third party.
Any assurances on the future use of the Heathrow slots will evaporate once the seven year period has elapsed, after which these vital connection points can be moved to where they will make larger profits for the airline.
Identifying, honouring and respecting all existing collective agreements for all new and existing staff. Far from offering any real assurances, or directly responding to the concerns we raised with the company, this letter is designed merely to keep the prospect of a deal with the Irish Government alive.IMPACT outlined these commitments without prejudice to the fact that it remains our view that we don’t believe that the proposed takeover is a good idea for jobs, for Aer Lingus workers or for Ireland’s connectivity and economic development.
The response by Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh today comes almost three months later, and was. Ryanair and Aer Lingus have been ordered to pay the Government what is expected to be a total of about €16m, after the European Court.
CJEU decision in joined State aid cases Aer Lingus and Ryanair State aid — Irish tax on airline passengers — Differentiated air travel tax rates — Aid passed on to customers — Computation of aid — Interaction with freedom to provide services On December 21, the Court of Justice of the European Union.
But this has not been possible for Aer Lingus since its dependence is on the state to provide it with aid (Doganis, ).
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