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Philippine Airlines rejects striking employees' offer to return to work

Philippine Airlines Strike Philippine Airlines rejects striking employees' offer to return to work

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines (PAL) yesterday rejected the offer of striking ground employees to return to work and end the labor dispute.

Official: Pakistan International Airlines cannot be run efficiently

Pakistan International Airlines Fiasco Official: Pakistan International Airlines cannot be run efficiently

KARACHI - The success of Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) workers in forcing Managing Director Aijaz Haroon out will encourage labour unions in other public sector organisations to ...

World's major airline strikes since 2009

Airline Strikes World's major airline strikes since 2009

India's state-owned Air India cancelled more than 76 flights on Wednesday due to a strike by its staff, a day after British Airways workers went on a five-day strike.

Airline Workets Protest Gag Order Air India gag order triggers workers' strike

Air India said some of its maintenance and engineering workers went on indefinite strike Tuesday to protest a company policy that prevents workers from speaking out publicly about the carrier's ...

150 more workers to be fired by Continental

Continental Airlines 150 more workers to be fired by Continental

Continental Airlines Inc. is laying off 150 ground workers, including bag handlers, at seven U.S. airports and hiring contractors in their place.

United to fire 140, demote 100 to part-time status

United Airlines United to fire 140, demote 100 to part-time status

Julie Johnsson

Pink slips are flying again at United Airlines as the Chicago-based carrier sizes its work force to fit its far-smaller fleet.

Tanzania needs tourism workers

Acute Shortage Of Specialized Personnel Tanzania needs tourism workers

Austine Beyadi

Tanzania faces an acute shortage of specialized personnel in tourism and hotel managements, which has forced some hotel owners to employ foreign experts.

Hotel workers on strike at Grand Hyatt in San Francisco

Hyatt Pursuing Profit At Any Price? Hotel workers on strike at Grand Hyatt in San Francisco

eTN Staff Writer

Hotel workers walked off the job this morning at the Grand Hyatt Union Square in San Francisco, announcing a 3-day strike against the property.

Expert: Airline workers may spread infections

Infections Aboard Airplanes Expert: Airline workers may spread infections

WASHINGTON - Airline employees who report to work ill are more likely than sick passengers to spread infections such as the H1N1 swine flu virus aboard airplanes, with low-paid workers posing the ...

Loan default equals 380 layoff notices at Maui Prince Hotel

Hawaii Loan default equals 380 layoff notices at Maui Prince Hotel

In the wake of foreclosure proceedings against the Maui Prince Hotel, the company that manages the resort and neighboring golf course said it will terminate its contract with the hotel's owner on ...

Frontier Airlines Frontier Airlines workers to vote on benefits, wage cuts

DENVER — Frontier Airlines has approved a long-term agreement on wage and benefit concessions from maintenance workers represented by International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 691.

Flights to El Salvador criticized by Southwest workers

Southwest Airlines Flights to El Salvador criticized by Southwest workers

DALLAS - Dispatchers at Southwest Airlines Co. on Tuesday raised safety concerns about flights to El Salvador, where the airline plans to send jets for major maintenance work.

One-third of Europe's workers do not plan to take a holiday this year

Economy And Financial Concerns One-third of Europe's workers do not plan to take a holiday this year

eTN Staff Writer

Concerns about the economy and personal finances have European workers rethinking holiday plans, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.

UAL workers to protest annual meeting

United Airlines UAL workers to protest annual meeting

eTN Staff Writer

United Airlines (UAL) workers are furious with repeated bonus programs, worth hundreds of millions US dollars, that continue to be paid to its airline executives while workers are still being ...

United Airlines opens talks with 88% of workers amid slump

United Airlines United Airlines opens talks with 88% of workers amid slump

bloomberg.com

United Airlines opens talks this month with unions representing 88 percent of its employees, the first contract bargaining since exiting bankruptcy in 2006, amid a recession and a “canyon of ...

Austrian Airlines to cut work hours, salaries

Austrian Airlines Austrian Airlines to cut work hours, salaries

AP

VIENNA — The Austrian Airlines Group will reduce the working hours of its flight attendants and decrease the pay of its pilots for a year to cut costs, the company said Friday.

Airline employee: Co-workers often pillage luggage

Airport Thefts Airline employee: Co-workers often pillage luggage

abcnews.go.com

Though airline ticket prices are dropping, passengers may be paying in other ways.

Where do national park workers go for a vacation?

10 Favorite Foreign National Parks Where do national park workers go for a vacation?

eTN Staff Writer

TUCSON, AZ - Ever wonder where people who work in national parks go when they take a vacation?

Nearly 75,000 Delta workers get buyout offer as airline shrinks

Delta Airlines Nearly 75,000 Delta workers get buyout offer as airline shrinks

usatoday.com

"Delta Air Lines, the world's biggest carrier, will offer voluntary severance payouts to a majority of the 75,000 employees at Delta and Northwest's mainline operations as part of a plan to cut an ...

United to lay off more than 1,000 as job cuts continue

United Airlines United to lay off more than 1,000 as job cuts continue

usatoday.com

United will furlough more than 1,000 workers from positions across the country The Associated Press reports, citing "layoff notices and the unions that represent the workers." The Chicago Tribune ...

Aer Lingus workers vote to strike over airline's job-cuts plan

Aer Lingus Aer Lingus workers vote to strike over airline's job-cuts plan

bloomberg.com

Aer Lingus Group Plc workers voted to strike over the airline's plan to cut more than 1,500 jobs, the Services Industrial Professional Technical Union said.

Alitalia workers to strike November 25

Alitalia Alitalia workers to strike November 25

AP

ROME — Unions for Alitalia pilots and flight attendants have called a strike for Nov. 25.

Workers’ woes ground Olympic Airlines

Workers Walked Onto The Runway, Disrupting Flights Workers’ woes ground Olympic Airlines

Unal Basusta, eTN Ambassador

ATHENS, Greece (eTN) - Workers at Greece's troubled Olympic Airlines staged a 24-hour strike Thursday to protest government plans to privatize the company forcing the cancellation of 96 ...

Protesting Greek airline workers walk onto runway

Olympic Airlines Protesting Greek airline workers walk onto runway

iht.com

ATHENS, Greece - Hundreds of protesting Olympic Airlines workers walked onto the main runway of Athens International Airport Tuesday to protest plans to sell the troubled state-owned airline.

American Airlines sends layoff notices to 469 workers

American Airlines American Airlines sends layoff notices to 469 workers

dallasnews.com

Continuing its cutbacks planned for this fall, American Airlines Inc. has sent notices to 469 employees at five U.S. airports warning that they could lose their jobs around Nov. 1.

LAX workers back on the job today

Los Angeles Mayor Urges Contractors And Workers Into Talks LAX workers back on the job today

eTN

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 29, 2008) - Hundreds of workers providing services "from curb to cabin" are back on the job at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today after a landmark strike that ...

Gatwick workers vote for strike action

Strikes Scheduled To Take Place On August 25 And 29 Gatwick workers vote for strike action

eTN

LONDON (August 15, 2008) - Baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by Swissport at Gatwick have overwhelmingly voted to take industrial action in a dispute over pay.

Anaheim signs up Disney District workers for tourism etiquette classes

anaheim goes polite Anaheim signs up Disney District workers for tourism etiquette classes

latimes.com

If Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth, Anaheim city officials want to make sure the Resort District is also the friendliest place on earth.

52,000 Lufthansa workers plan for strike

Lufthansa 52,000 Lufthansa workers plan for strike

BERLIN — Frankfurt and Hamburg airports will be the hardest hit on Monday when 52,000 employees of Lufthansa AG go on strike, a union official said Sunday.

Australia fast-tracks visas to draw tourism skills

Australian Tourism In Need Of Help Australia fast-tracks visas to draw tourism skills

The Australian tourism industry will be a primary beneficiary of an effort to clear a backlog of applications for temporary skilled migration visas by next month.

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