No ‘legitimate reason’ for Aer Lingus not to sign off on income supports paperwork, trade union says – The Irish Sun

THERE is no “legitimate reason” for Aer Lingus not to sign off on paperwork allowing their staff to access income supports, according to a trade union.

Siptu said the delay in dealing with the situation has been “exceptionally frustrating”, but refused to say if industrial action would be considered if it persisted.

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Aer Lingus staff have had working hours cut by up to 70 per centCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Earlier this week, we revealed how thousands of lower-paid staff at the Irish airline were in a standoff with company bosses as they refused to sign forms enabling workers to claim welfare income supports.

Staff have had their working hours cut by up to 70 per cent, while also being left unable to access the Short-Time Work Support – a payment for employees temporarily placed on a shorter working week by their employer which ranges from €81.20

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