South Africa Airlines Offers Improved Wage, Avoids Industrial Action By Its Labour Unions

Tarikh kemaskini: 06/10/2017

PRETORIA, Oct 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-SANEWS) -- South African Airways (SAA) has tabled an improved wage offer to its labour unions.

"SAA would like to give an update that it has made considerable progress with the current wage negotiations dispute with labour unions represented at its maintenance subsidiary, SAA Technical (SAAT)," said the state-owned carrier.

On Sept 29, SAAT was served with a notice of intention to embark on industrial action by the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu).

Satawu is one of the labour unions represented at SAAT.

"The strike notice was served in accordance with the labour laws and this has not affected SAA flight schedules in any way. To mitigate any possible strike action, SAA began to review and update its contingency measures to ensure business continuity and to minimise the impact of any strike action on its operations," said SAA.....