Air Caraïbes: the strike call is now unlimited

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After thirteen days of mobilization, the SNPNC-FOthe majority union in Air Caribbeanlaunched a new call for a indefinite strike.

Initially scheduled until Friday August 25, 2023, the new strike notice filed by the SNPNC-FO no longer has an end date. The union calls all flight attendants and ground staff of Air Caraïbes Atlantique to cease work for an unlimited period to demand higher pay and improved working conditions. Air Caraïbes Atlantique, the branch that provides transatlantic flights from Paris-Orly to the West Indies, employs some 500 hostesses and stewards, and around a hundred staff on the ground.

In its letter, the SNPNC-FO warns about “ any short, medium or long-term maneuver consisting in transferring part of the flights hitherto usually allocated to the activity of Air Caraïbes Atlantique in France for the benefit of Cabin Crew Members based in another company “. Which, assures the union, would amount to a circumvention of social dialogue and would lead to a ” immediate reaction “, in particular through the judicial process.

The decision to harden the mobilization towards an indefinite strike came after a meeting between the management of Air Caraïbes Atlantique and the SNPNC-FO organized on Monday August 21, 2023., at the end of which the union deplored the absence of ” satisfactory response to their demands “.

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