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Iberia Unions Call Off December Strikes  
User currently offlineLHRFlyer From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2010, 815 posts, RR: 1
Posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1412 times:

Good to see cool heads prevailing:

http://grupo.iberia.com/portal/site/...c76f48b310VgnVCM20000060fe15acRCRD

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Strike cancellation is the first step to resolve disagreements via negotiation rather than confrontation

Dialogue and negotiation are the reasonable ways to resolve the company's problems

Madrid, December 10, 2012

For Iberia, “calling off the strike can and should be a first step along the necessary path of dialogue and negotiation, which is the sole reasonable way to resolve the company’s problems without harming customers.”

The unions decided to call off the strike after meeting with Iberia Management today under the auspices of the mediation and arbitration service. No agreement was reached at the meeting, despite Iberia’s undertaking to be flexible in considering the proposals advanced by the unions. However, though the opportunity to move forward was missed, the meeting could be another step towards future negotiations. Iberia hopes that in the future the possibilities of dialogue and negotiations will be exhausted before any new strikes are called since they inflict great harm on the company and its customers.

Iberia is delighted that its customers may now look forward to travelling without problems, though it regrets the damage already caused to company’s public image and to its business.

Iberia also thanks the mediation and arbitration service for its herculean efforts two bring the tow side closer together. Though no agreement was reached, its efforts had very positive results for Iberia’s customers.


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User currently offlinedowntown273 From Spain, joined Aug 2005, 302 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1378 times:

Good news! I'm coming home for Xmas then 

However most of us are learning. Every holiday peak season (summer, Xmas, Easter) Iberia's unions call on a strike.

I'd say "avoid, avoid, avoid"!


User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7474 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1362 times:

Quoting LHRFlyer (Thread starter):
Good to see cool heads prevailing:
Quoting downtown273 (Reply 1):
However most of us are learning. Every holiday peak season (summer, Xmas, Easter) Iberia's unions call on a strike.

I don't get it....seems like they think destroying the company is better than making sacrifices



次は、渋谷、渋谷。出口は、右側です。電車とホームの間は広く開いておりますので、足元に注意下さい。
User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6187 posts, RR: 30
Reply 3, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1361 times:
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Brinkmanship at its best. Still, it´s a dangerous technique.


MGGS
User currently offlineQANTASvJet From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2012, 78 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1354 times:

Hopefully they will allow Willie Walsh to rescue their airline for them and drag them from the 1970s to the 21st century. If so, they are so well positioned to thrive on the South Atlantic routes (in partnership of course with LATAM) while BA does the same across the North Atlantic (especially if AA can get its act together). And as regards Europe-Asia and intra-Europe - oops ok I admit there are some problems there.

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