Iberia has convened the Commission for Monitoring the Employment of Passenger Cabin Crew (TCP) with the aim of transforming a certain number of cabin crew with temporary permanent contracts, as announced this Friday in a statement. Iberia has explained that the number of cabin crew that will become part of the workforce as permanent will be set in the coming days during the negotiation with the workers’ representatives.
The call is scheduled for September 8 and, in it, “the evolution of the hiring needs of the coming months and the transformations of temporary contracts to discontinuous fixed ones”. This call comes after Iberia will sign an agreement yesterday with the Commission for the Follow-up of Employment of Airport Services of the company, by which it will transform 1,692 temporary workers into permanent ones as of September 11.
This agreement represents “the most important improvement of contracts carried out in airports to date” and will begin to be effective as of September 11, once the needs situation productive of the 29 airports. To this figure must be added the 800 already carried out also in airports after completion of the temporary employment regulation files (ERTE), corresponding to last February 28.
These changes promote the recovery plan, Iberia Next Chapter, which for the next three years will allow Iberia “ensure its financial strength, position itself as the preferred airline among travellers, strengthen its position in the Madrid hub and advance the ecological transition of the airline sector”. The workers are part of Iberia Airport Services, the airport division of Iberia and the first company of handling of Spain. It is present in the largest national airports, 29 in total, where it serves the planes and passengers of more than 170 airlines.