Industrial Disputes at Aer Lingus Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Industrial Disputes at Aer Lingus
An examination and discussion of industrial action taken by trade unions and Aer Lingus in 2001.
# 111031 | 2,540 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 05, 2009 in Business (Companies) , Business (Administration) , Business (Management) , Labor Studies (General)

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Aer Lingus, the national airline of the Republic of Ireland was founded in 1936. The author of the paper describes and discusses a series of industrial disputes between Aer Lingus management and ground staff, cabin crew and pilots, that erupted in 2001. The writer describes in detail the demands of the differing sectors of employees and the reaction of management to these demands. The writer also discusses the Irish Labor Relations Commissions rulings and recommendations as they applied to the dispute. Finally, the writer looks at solutions found that led to the end of industrial actions and the decision by the Irish government to privatize the airline and its potential impact on work relations.

A Rescue and Survival Plan for Aer Lingus
A New Base at Belfast
Significant Progress Noted at Aer Lingus Negotiations
Towards the Year 2016
Improving the Situation: the Better Option

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Airline Industry Information. Aer Lingus Pilots Endorse Settlement Plan. M2 Communications, Ltd: Gale Group, 2002
  • Aer Lingus Could Break Even by 2003., 2002
  • Aer Lingus Staff Suspend Strike Threat as New Pay Talks Agreed, 2000
  • Aer Lingus Survival Plan Unveiled, 2001
  • Aer Lingus Union Threatens Strikes, 2001

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