Several employees of the group based in Blagnac Derichebourg Aeronautics Services went off the job this week to demand a salary increase from management. They denounce “a loss of their purchasing power” since the health crisis.
In a context favorable to the resumption of aeronautics activity in Toulouse and in the region, after two years of a health crisis which brought the economy flat, employees of the Airbus subcontractor Derichebourg Aeronautics Services (DAS ), went out on Monday 27 and Wednesday 29 September, at several Toulouse sites. That is 3% of the workforce, we say on the side of the management.
Even as the compulsory annual negotiations (NAO) between management and the social partners are taking place this week, the unions are calling for a return to the purchasing power of pre-crisis employees. They estimate that the staff lost between “200 and 250 euros per month” on their remuneration, estimates Unsa.
At Airbus Saint-Eloi, on the A320 assembly line in Saint-Martin-du-Touch, several employees went on strike, according to national secretary Unsa Laurent Calvet, quality controller of the Derichebourg group (industry and management of airworthiness) which has its head office in Blagnac.
“We have been removed from the transport bonus”
Hard hit by the health crisis, the industrialist had to set up a collective performance agreement (CPA) in 2020 asking employees to tighten their belts to avoid layoffs.
Around 160 group employees had refused it, before being made redundant, out of a total of 1,600 people spread over several sites in France (1,240 employees in Toulouse, Marseille and Nantes / Saint-Nazaire) and abroad (Germany , Spain, United States, China).
“Last May, we were abolished the transport premium of 4 euros per day. Since the APC, the salary reduction is 200 to 250 euros per month, assures Laurent Calvet. People want to regain their salary before the crisis, it is normal, the activity has resumed “.
According to a source close to the management of Derichebourg, which must communicate the conclusions of the NAO this Friday, October 1, “the employees lost only 147 euros per month, which corresponds to daily allowances which cannot be returned for a question. legal “.