Ryanair threatens union over ‘false allegations’

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 12-04-2018 14:26:00 · 0 Comments
Ryanair threatens union over ‘false allegations’

Ryanair said on Wednesday that it was considering suing the Portuguese cabin crew union if it continued with its “false allegations” that the airline breached Portuguese law during a recent strike by staff based in Portugal.

Michael O’Leary told reporters that he low-cost airline said it may have to go to court because it was a large employer and large investor in Portugal (…) and it was not willing to have its good name and reputation stained by false allegations made by a union with TAP representatives,
Speaking to Lusa News Agency, he said letters would be sent to the union (SNPVAC) and the Working Conditions Authority guaranteeing that Portuguese law was not breached.

The union has accused Ryanair of breaching Portuguese law by flying in foreign crews to cover Portuguese strikers and threatening dismissal to those who refused.


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