News | Wednesday, 08 July 2009

Air Malta and the Union of Cabin Crew to sign new collective agreement

Air Malta’s management and the Committee of the UCC (Union of Cabin Crew) have successfully negotiated the new Collective Agreement. Both parties have today initialled the Agreement covering a five-year period from 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2013.
The agreement, which was reached after detailed and lengthy negotiations, now needs approval by Air Malta’s Board of Directors and the UCC members. The talks were held over a period of 22 months.
A spokesperson for the UCC said the agreement, reached after tough and lengthy negotiations, shows the willingness of both parties to achieve a mutually beneficial agreement that paves the way for a harmonious industrial relationship. UCC said it was satisfied with the agreement and has encouraged its members to offer a loyal sterling service to Air Malta and the travelling public.
An Air Malta spokesperson said that after intense discussions Air Malta and the UCC have agreed on a comprehensive win-win agreement acceptable to both parties.
The spokesperson confirmed that the increases in payments have taken into account the airline’s requirement to continue with its financial recovery. Financial increases have been tied to increases in productivity. He added that the UCC has agreed to increase flexibility. These changes were required to ensure Air Malta’s competitiveness in the tough aviation business.


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08 July 2009


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