Airport Workers Threaten to Strike: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the holiday season almost upon us, Brazilian airport workers and airline staff are threatening to strike from December 22nd over a pay dispute. The National Federation of Civil Aviation Workers (Fentac) are currently requesting a ten percent increase in wages, but the employers are only offering three percent.

Workers had previously asked for a thirteen percent raise but, according to Fentac, they lowered their expectations as a demonstration their willingness to negotiate.

Celso Klafke, president of the Fentac, said, “We do not want to cause problems for . . .

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