The personnel Spanish of Iberia airline is going to strike within 15 days of the second half of February and in March because the management could not come to the agreement with trade union concerning reduction of workplaces.
The executive director of the International aircraft holding (Iberia parent organization) Willie Walsh reported that is extremely disappointed with this decision of trade union.
"Iberia wants and is capable to carry on negotiations with trade unions" – he declared. "We are also full of determination to carry out all necessary actions for providing a survival and viability of airline".
Before the trade union rejected the management offer on reduction of number of reduced workplaces by a third, i.e. to 3147 and to consider the problem reduction of wages.
The strike will pass during the periods on February 18-22, on March 4-8 and on March 18-22 inclusive.
The first strike of such huge scale therefore trade unions predict uncontrollable consequences at some Spanish airports and in capital Barajas in particular is planned.