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SIPTU To Engage With Aer Lingus On Its Plans For 5 Year Pay Freeze.

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Salaries for new cabin crew also cut.

SIPTU says it'll be engaging with Aer Lingus next week, after the airline announced plans for a pay freeze for workers until 2026.

New cabin crew staff's pay would start on around 23 thousand euro, a drop from almost 26 thousand, under the proposals.

Staff pension contributions would fall from 10 to 7 per cent for those hired in the future and sick pay would be cut from 26 weeks full pay to 13 weeks.

SIPTU Aviation Sector Organiser Neil McGowan says a pay freeze lasting 5 years is unacceptable:

Neil McGowan says the union's going to meet the airline soon to discuss the proposals:

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