German pilots set for ‘big yes vote’ in new Ryanair strike

German pilots set for ‘big yes vote’ in new Ryanair strike

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Warning: Ryanair’s chief people officer Eddie Wilson. Picture: Getty German pilots set for 'big yes vote' in new Ryanair strike Independent.ie German pilots are expected to announce strike action against Ryanair today - adding to the airline's industrial relations woes. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/german-pilots-set-for-big-yes-vote-in-new-ryanair-strike-37166068.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37165879.ece/2506f/AUTOCROP/h342/wils%20Read-Only.jpg Email German pilots are expected to announce strike action against Ryanair today - adding to the airline's industrial relations woes. Janis Georg Schmitt, of the Vereinigung Cockpit union, said it was expecting a "big vote for yes" following a ballot for industrial action over pay. Mr Schmitt said members were demanding that a "fixed" portion of their income be increased and a flexible portion - that depends on the number of hours they fly - be reduced. "We do expect a big vote for yes, " he said. "I don't think there will be industrial action directly after the vote, but possibly a week later." Irish-based pilots directly employed by Ryanair have already held three 24-hour stoppages. Some 3, 500 passengers will be hit by flight cancellations during a fourth strike by the Irish-based pilots this Friday. Ryanair said this ....


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