Lufthansa faces weekend strike at Paris airport
Published on Jan 2, 2014 10:10 PM
FRANKFURT (REUTERS) - French unions have called on Lufthansa workers at Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport to strike from Friday morning to Sunday evening in a dispute over outsourcing ground operations, which could cause flights delays and cancellations.
"In the case of a strike Lufthansa flights to and from Paris could be affected," a spokeswoman for the airline said on Thursday.
The strike call came a week after Lufthansa was forced to cancel four flights because most of its workers in Paris called in sick as part of a protest against plans to outsource ground operations at the airport to a third-party provider.
The UNSA union, which represents Lufthansa staff in France, has said the move would threaten 199 jobs.
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