Fórsa members now have exclusive access to a new health and fitness helpline, which includes free non-diagnostic advice on medical matters. The new service, introduced at the end of 2018, also offers free advice on allergies, the side effects of drugs, and improving your fitness.
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Fórsa is preparing to negotiate a comprehensive new five-year pay and pensions deal with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). Six of the union’s branches – drawn from each of the unions that amalgamated to form Fórsa last year – will be represented as a single unit for the first time when talks commence later this month.
The European Cockpit Association (ECA) issued a statement last Friday (1st March) in response to the publication of a European Commission report which aims to improve legal certainty for aircrews by providing clarifications on their protection under EU law. The report has been welcomed by IALPA, a branch of Fórsa.
Fórsa’s probation branch will be running a clothing drive to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on Friday (8th March). The event will support ‘Dress for Success Dublin,’ an organisation that helps women to access employment.