Relations between employees of Iberia and Jet 2 remain tenuous
Palma airport will have a difficult end to the year due to a number of planned strikes that will affect air services, according to the Diario de Mallorca. Baggage handlers will convene an indefinite strike to protest the dismissal of four employees from the company Jet2. The secretary of UGT Llorenç Dols said that this show of strength was being convened in direct response to the attitude of Jet2, which, he says, fired the employees unfairly. The start day of the strike will be announced officially today, after a meeting of all unions.
Another planned strike by baggage handlers working for Iberia will also affect travelers. In this case, workers will strike on 21 and 28 November, and again on 5 December. Llorenç Dols said that the reason for these strikes stems from worker dissatisfaction with the negotiations of their working agreements.