Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «unions»

December 19, 2017 10:14 PM Ryanair agrees to new rights for cabin crew after investigation reveals appalling working conditions endured by staff

Ryanair agreed to recognise cabin crew unions yesterday – hours after the Daily Mail revealed air stewards’ appalling working conditions. Cabin crew hailed the Mail’s exposé as bosses announced they would enter into discussions in the new year. The budget airline had refused to negotiate with unions and cabin crew contracts warned staff they could be sacked 4

December 16, 2017 2:24 PM Hollywood executives launch commission for sexual misconduct

Hollywood executives have launched a commission to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry. The Commission On Sexual Harassment And Advancing Equality In The Workplace has been set-up following a meeting with Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy and other women in the industry. Chaired by lawyer Anita Hill, it is being founded and funded 8

December 15, 2017 11:59 AM Ryanair in union offer to avoid Christmas strikes

Ryanair has said it is prepared to recognise pilot unions as it seeks to avoid strike disruption over the Christmas period. Earlier this week, 79 Dublin-based Ryanair pilots had said they would strike for one day on 20 December. The airline was also facing action by pilots in Italy, Germany and Portugal. Ryanair has never recognised unions, but it said it would 9

December 15, 2017 11:27 AM In about-face, Ryanair recognizes unions to avert strikes

LONDON (AP) - Budget carrier Ryanair said Friday it is reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions in a bid to avert strikes in several European countries over the busy Christmas season. Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said the airline wants to ease customers' concerns "that they may be disrupted by pilot industrial action next week." "If the best way to achieve 3

December 15, 2017 10:35 AM Unions willing to open talks after Ryanair boss makes U-turn

Trade unions are willing to open talks with Ryanair after the low-cost carrier made a dramatic U-turn and offered to recognise pilots’ unions for the first time in its history. The move was an attempt to avoid a potentially-crippling strike just days before Christmas. It is the only time airline boss Michael O’Leary has extended such an invite to union

December 15, 2017 8:12 AM Ryanair to recognise unions in historic shift to stop strike

DUBLIN, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Ryanair on Friday announced that it would recognise pilot unions for the first time in its 32-year history in a bid to stop the first pilot strike in its history from taking place later in the day. Chief Executive Michael O'Leary's refusal to recognise unions was at the heart of the ultra low-cost model he developed to turn a small

December 12, 2017 11:19 PM Ryanair pilots threaten festive travel chaos with 24-hour strike just five days before Christmas

Ryanair pilots are threatening to cause festive travel turmoil by holding a series of strikes before Christmas. Families going away for the holidays and others trying to get home could find themselves delayed or even stranded. Ryanair’s pilots across Europe are demanding that bosses recognise their trade unions and enter negotiations to improve pay, contracts 10

December 5, 2017 2:37 PM Greek union members clash with riot police as VIOLENCE ERUPTS at labour reform march

FURIOUS members of the Greek Communist labour union have clashed with riot police during a protest over the right to strike and workplace reform. MEMBERS of the Greek Communist labour union have clashed with riot police during a protest over the right to strike and workplace reform. A new agreement between the SYRIZA-led government and bail-out creditors 10

December 5, 2017 9:05 AM Thursday's Arriva North West bus strike called off amid fresh talks to resolve pay dispute

The walkout on Arriva services across the North West was one of nine scheduled for December, but has been called off amid new talks over a pay dispute. Phil Stone, Managing Director for Arriva North West, said: “We are pleased to see the trade unions have announced they have called off Thursday’s proposed industrial action. It is now the responsibility

November 30, 2017 6:21 PM Uber Faces More Awkward Questions Over Safety Of Drivers And Passengers

After ‘not fit and proper’ ruling in London. Trade unions including GMB have raised concerns over driver and passenger safety, with long working hours cited as an issue. Transport for London (TfL) described Uber as “not fit and proper” in its decision to revoke the firm’s right to operate in the capital. At an early hearing of the Commons committee 8