Norwegian: hostesses and stewards based in Roissy threaten to strike

Unac, a union representing hostesses and stewards, has filed a strike notice for April 24, 25 and 26 to improve their working conditions and pay.

Norwegian would have gone well. Faced with financial difficulties that forced it to carry out a capital increase in February and review its growth plan, the low-cost Scandinavian company is now threatened with social conflict in France.

The Union of Seafarers of Civil Aviation (Unac) has indeed issued a strike notice for 24, 25 and 26 April to alert on “working conditions” and “compensation”, she said in a statement.

158 NCPs involved
According to Anastasia Durand, union delegate Unac, this call for the strike of the flight crew concern 158 people on the airport of Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle, from where take off “between 3 and 6 flights” by day of the company with low Norwegian cost, she told AFP. Norwegian provides flights to New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Denver.

For Unac, it is “urgent” to solve a series of problems: level of remuneration, stability of schedules, insufficient meal allowance, mandatory medical examination not carried out “.

This notice is the second in a short time in the French sky. The SNPL has indeed filed a general strike notice for the period from May 6 to 11.

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