TITLE

Pay cut instead of job losses gets thumbs up from pilots

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy; Syedain, Hashi
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
People Management;3/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an agreement between Thomson Airways and the union British Air Line Pilots' Association (BALPA) under which pilots will take a 5 percent pay cut to avoid compulsory redundancies. The airline was left with a surplus of 96 pilots following the merger of Thomsonfly and First Choice Airways in 2008. Under the agreement, extra holidays and voluntary redundancy will be offered to compensate for the loss in pay.
ACCESSION #
40400614

 

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