“The pilots put in a lot of effort to help the company, and today it is appropriate to change hands,” the union president said. They allege that their salary has not been adjusted.
LATAM Pilots Union (SPL) – which voted in favor of launching the strike with 99% of the vote and is in the process of arbitration with the Directorate of Airline and Labor (DT) – warned that “If there is no agreement on this Wednesday, the strike will start this Thursday.”
In a statement from the union chaired by Mario Troncoso, he elaborated that biobiochili had early access, which are 313 Associated Pilot.
He pointed out that the negotiating committees of the company and employees have not made significant progress in the framework of the arbitration conducted under the supervision of DT, which began on November 3.
The company’s latest proposal, he noted, “doesn’t come close to workers’ goal of recovering working conditions before the pandemic, When the company fired 240 pilots and reduced the salary by 30%.
As Troncoso explained, all levels of the company, including senior executives—some of them negotiating commission members who represent the company—recovered remuneration before 2020 (adjusted), except for pilots.
He added that the union’s base is “aware of the reactivation of activity and” Just the character of their demands.
“The company forecasts EBITDA of US$ 2,003 million next year and accumulated EBITDA of US$ 10,166 million by 2026. Clearly, The pilots put in a lot of effort to help the company And today it is fitting that it is the turn of hands”, he said.
The union leader ruled that, under this scenario, they would not extend the arbitration for a further five days and with this, “If there is no agreement on this Wednesday, the strike will start this Thursday.”
Chapter 11. Latum and its exit from
On 3 November, the same day that the mediation between the airline and the pilots began, LATAM announced that it had finally been achieved after nearly two and a half years. Exit Chapter 11 of Bankruptcy Laws in the United StatesLeaving behind one of the most difficult moments in its history.
The company reported that its financial position had improved, as it had US$2.2 billion in liquidity. This, added to the US$6,500 million in debt, is 35% lower.
When Latham wrote Chapter 11. filed for 95% of its operations were paralyzed Because of the health crisis. In October 2022, it recovered 81% of its operations compared to 2019, although The number of people working in the plant fell from 42 thousand to 30 thousand.