Dispute at AUA Goes On

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: May 9, 2012; 15:31 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the management of Austrian Airlines refused to start new negotiations, the works council wants a vote on the transfer of undertakings.

Dispute at AUA Goes On / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

For AUA´s management, the transfer of undertakings to the subsidiary Tyrolean is definite. By contrast, the works council tries to prevent the transfer by all means and pushes for new negotiations. The head of the aircrew´s works council Karl Minhard argues that the transfer of undertakings would be more expensive than the reform suggestions of the works council. As a result, the…