Aer Lingus cabin crew earning as little as €150 a week reveal they can’t afford to feed their children – The Irish Sun

AER Lingus cabin crew earning as little as €150 a week say they can’t afford to feed their children.

Thousands of lower-paid staff at the national carrier are in a standoff with bosses — who are refusing to sign forms needed for workers to claim welfare payments.

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Aer Lingus cabin crew earning as little as €150 say they can’t afford to feed their childrenCredit: AFP – Getty

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Thousands of lower-paid staff at the national carrier are in a standoff with bossesCredit: AFP

One worker who has seen her wages plummet to just over €150 a week since the pandemic payments dried up told the Irish Sun: “We do not get paid enough to eat, feed our children or wash our clothes.”

Staff have taken 70 per cent pay cuts during the pandemic and can no longer rely on top-ups from commission on trolley sales.

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