PAL union work stoppage not justified—INQUIRER.net poll
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Airlines (PAL) Union work stoppage on September 27 was not justified, according to an online poll by INQUIRER.net
A total of 1,035 of the 1,404 respondents who answered the poll (73.72 percent) said “No” while 369 (26.28 percent) said “Yes”. The poll was conducted from September 28 to October 4.
Members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) reported to work on September 27 but refused to do their jobs, such as refuelling airplanes, moving cargo and manning check-in counters, causing thousands of passengers to be stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2.
PALEA was protesting the Airline’s plan to outsource 2,600 jobs in the reservations, in-flight catering and airport services.
Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.