France: pilots threaten a strike for a week in May
Asked the government to revise the transport law
There is no peace for aircraft in France. After the strikes that characterized the first months of 2018 and which caused a series of difficulties and severe economic losses for the country's main carrier -Air France-, today the principal French trade union leader for pilots -or SNPL (Syndicat National des Pilotes de Ligne)- threatened the government of Paris by calling for a strike from 6 to 11 May. A week of abstention from work that would affect all airlines based and based in France, to ask Parliament to block the law that would reduce the power of representation of trade unions in the transport sector.
The law presented by the government provides for the grouping of the various abbreviations into larger ones, so as to reduce the number of negotiations to be held with the legislator or employers. SNPL sent a strike warning to Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, Minister of Transport Elisabeth Borne and Minister of Labor Minister Muriel Penicaud, who have the task to try to avoid the possibile stop of the aircraft in May.
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