Union to sue Monarch

October 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, EUROPE, News

LONDON, 6 October 2017: Britain’s largest trade union Unite announced, Wednesday, that it will take legal action on behalf of 1,800 employees who lost their jobs at Monarch Airlines.

Monarch declared bankruptcy on Monday morning after struggling to recover from the effects of terrorism and a weak pound. The airline immediately ceased activity and made more than 2,000 employees redundant.

Unite said in a statement that it will lodge employment tribunal proceedings over Monarch’s alleged failure to consult staff over the redundancies. Read more