Member Mail 8 / 2016

Calendar Campaign
2017 Swiss Wage Submission     
tumn 2016 Membership Campaign 

Dear colleagues

As punctually as the leaves fall in autumn we’re starting our calendar campaign and pay negotiations.   

Calendar Campaign   
This year, too, the popular SEV-GATA calendars will be distributed again. Campaigners, members of the SEV-GATA managing committee / secretary’s office and shop stewards will be present from ca. 06.30 to 08.30 h:

Zürich Obstgartenstrasse:  Thursday, 17 November 2016
Zürich Unterdorf:  Friday, 18 November 2016
Basel:   Monday, 21 November 2016

We still need further assistance in our distribution campaign. Please contact me as soon as possible (Enable JavaScript to view protected content.).  

We look forward to exciting discussions with our members and any other interested persons!       

2017 Swiss Wage Submission 
On 17 November 2016 we’ll have the first round of pay negotiations for all Swiss CLA staff.  We’ve submitted following wage demand for 2017:

  1. 1.25% increase of the individual salary of each employee
  2. Adjustment of the salary bands acc. annex 1a to the CLA ground staff: Increase of the basic monthly wages (minimum and maximum) by CHF 100,-.
  3. CHF 50,- monthly health insurance contributions per employee.

 With our claims we give Swiss the opportunity of keeping its promise and making acceptable annual wage adjustments. Further info to follow, …

Autumn 2016 Membership Campaign  
Still not yet a member of SEV-GATA? Take your chance now: if you enrol by the end of December 2016 you could take advantage of a free membership until the end of 2016. The application form can be downloaded from  

Better working conditions depend on our joint and collective action. Thank you for your commitment.

Best regards    

Philipp Hadorn, president   

SEV-GATA, your union of the aviation industry!         
Philipp Hadorn, Präsident GATA: SEV-Aviation
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