Membermail August 2009
CLA Negotiations with LTSW started
Swiss CEO: Change going on
National demonstration on 19 September: Secure jobs and pensions
Many of us have enjoyed a couple of nice days of summer vacation. But now we are back to work, earlier than we would have wanted. SEV-GATA, too, is back again in full action taking care of your interests. CLA negotiations, wage talks and exercising an influence on a healthy social insurance as well as a safe old-age pension scheme are on the top list of our priorities. A hot autumn is to come.
LTSW CLA Negotiations
The talks with LTSW turned out to be difficult. Particularly in view of the economic situation LTSW is not prepared to answer our justified and legitimate questions in an open atmosphere. Moreover the top management still has problems in discussing effective solutions with the employers and employed and in making a compromise settlement.
We cannot quite understand why the representatives of the other three trade unions involved has already given their consent to a draft agreement proposed by the management, containing several deteriorations to the current "Swiss contract". It is also not yet clear whether these three unions have members in the LTSW at all and if so, how many?
In the next few days our LTSW members will receive another mail in order to openly discuss the immediate problems in a meeting or by mail.
In any case the SEV-GATA members will have the opportunity of voting on the CLA in the end. Now you still have a chance of subscribing to SEV-GATA (apply for membership under http://www.sev-gata.ch/downloads/1246451954_Beitrittserklaerung_E.pdf. We will continue taking care of your interests fearlessly and with fair and reasonable methods according to our slogan:
democratic & close to the roots; cooperative & constructive, consequent & committed
By becoming a member or taking part in special events and communications of the SEV-GATA you can determine which way the union is going to take. More information to follow.
Swiss: Road to success curbed
National Demonstration on 19 September: Now we must go ahead!
- correct financing of the pension insurance funds
- no cuts in benefits and pensions
- cost-of-living bonus for pensioners
Looking forward to your cooperation!
With committed regards,
SEV-GATA, your union of the aviation industry
Philipp Hadorn, president