American Airlines Heathrow Workers Vote to Strike

DALLAS – American Airlines (AA) is preparing for significant disruption to its London Heathrow (LHR) operation after workers voted to strike over a pay dispute.

Around 50 members of AA’s maintenance and crew chiefs based at the airport voted overwhelmingly 98% in favour of the walk-out. This followed an “appalling” pay offer which Unite union boss Sharon Graham said amounted to “a three-year pay cut.”

“That is simply unacceptable. As the strength of the vote shows, our members are rock solid and ready to strike for a fair deal,” Graham added.

Three-Year Deal

The deal would have seen AA engineers receive a read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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