Over 300 jobs at risk – In the case of Easyjet Switzerland a mass, threatens entlassungdie airline cancels any third party. This should also make the locations in Basel and Geneva.Konrad Staehelin2 Kommentare2Schwere times: Easyjet in Basel. Photo: Sunday newspaper

The British low-cost airline Easyjet announced on Thursday that he plans to dismiss up to 30 percent of its workforce. In Europe, this is likely to make 4500 of the 15’000 Easyjet employees.

A set is provided for removal, apparently, also in Switzerland. A company spokeswoman says: “We are going to open in the coming days, staff consultation, and are not able to anticipate the outcome of this consultation process is currently anticipating.”

“Have to be deleted to learn from the media”

If in Switzerland, 30 percent of the jobs would be affected 300 people. At the sites of Geneva and Basel-the airline employs over 1000 persons with Swiss employment contracts. 95 percent of them belong to the flying personnel who are pilots or cabin personnel.

The trade Union SSP / VPOD, which represents a part of the staff, responded in a communication outraged: “The employees have not been informed in advance and have learned from the media of the plans.” We call for the immediate commencement of negotiations on a social plan.

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