Singapore Airlines, pilots in deadlock over pay, work conditions

The deadlock comes in the midst of negotiations for a fresh three-year collective (employment) agreement, after the earlier one expired more than five months ago.
The deadlock comes in the midst of negotiations for a fresh three-year collective (employment) agreement, after the earlier one expired more than five months ago.PHOTO: ST FILE

Dispute heads to Industrial Arbitration Court and case may be heard by end of next month

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its pilots' union are headed to the Industrial Arbitration Court (IAC) to settle an eight-month-old dispute over pay and working conditions.

The deadlock comes in the midst of negotiations for a fresh three-year collective (employment) agreement, after the earlier one expired more than five months ago. A new deal, when inked, will be backdated.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 07, 2018, with the headline 'SIA, pilots in deadlock over pay, work conditions'. Print Edition | Subscribe