DO YOU HAVE A TRIP BOOKED? STRIKE NOTICE AT 10 AIRPORTS FROM 19TH TO 21ST AUGUST 2022
The protest demands the lifting of the suspension of contributions to the pension fund by Vinci, as well as the hiring of more human resources.
The unions SINTAC and SQAC announced a strike notice for the 10 airports under concession by Vinci Aeroportos between the 19th and 21st of August.
“Given the inflexibility of the proposals presented by ANA/VINCI over the last year and the attempt to reduce rights enshrined in the Company Agreement, attacking the rights that workers have achieved over decades, SINTAC and SQAC consider it urgent to end this blind policy and put an end to all this instability”, the unions say in a statement released.
According to the National Civil Aviation Workers (SINTAC) and Commercial Aviation Boards (SQAC) unions, at stake are the “claim for the lifting of the suspension of contributions to the pension fund by Vinci”, as well as the hiring “more human resources for airport operations, supervisors of rescue operations and maintenance technicians at the various national airports”.
The strike notice was issued after consultation with the workers and, according to the document, will cover “all workers at all ANA airports, concessioned by the Vinci Aeroportos group”, coming into force at 00:00 on August 19 and extending for a period of time until the end of August 21st.
SINTAC and SQAC point out that this warning comes “after several attempts, over the last few years, to prevent a strike from going ahead”.
The two unions then ask for the replacement of contributions to the workers’ pension fund, that Vinci Aeroportos “stop trying to destroy the rights obtained over decades by ANA workers”, increase “the salary of its workers with dignity, taking into account its results and inflation” and “take urgent measures to hire the missing human resources”.
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