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Aer Lingus Welcomes Confirmation of Withdrawal of Threat of Industrial Action

Aer Lingus Welcomes Confirmation of Withdrawal of Threat of Industrial Action

Aer Lingus has welcomed confirmation received this afternoon (14th November) from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions that the Group of Unions engaged in the process to resolve the funding issues of the IASS has withdrawn its threat of industrial action.

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A statement from the airline said: “The company is now proceeding towards finding an appropriate solution to the pension issues and is immediately re-engaging with the ‘Technical Group’ of actuarial and legal advisors and with the Labour Relations Commission.

“We can now confirm that we plan to operate our full schedule of services on Monday 19th November. We apologise to our customers for the uncertainty of recent days.”

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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