By Euro Weekly News Media • 18 July 2019 • 18:30
STRIKES: Severe delays for thousands of travellers.
easyJet strikes: Severe delays for thousands of travellers easyJet check-in staff plan to strike for 17 days.
Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, has said the walkout is due to a long-running pay dispute.
Other reasons include an apparent lack of drinking water during long shifts.
The union has apologised in advance to anyone who will be affected. Union has said that 43 customer service agents who work on the check-in desks at Stansted Airport will be involved.
The strike is due to begin July 25, just before most schools break up for the summer holidays. The strike dates are July 25 to 29; August 2 to 5; August 9 to 12; August 16 to 19; and August 23 to 27.
Unite regional officer Mark Barter admitted the event will cause “severe disruption” to thousands of easyJet passengers travelling from Stansted for their summer holidays.
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