By Shelley Shan / Staff reporterThe EVA Airways Corp union yesterday urged the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) to reject the carrier’s request to stipulate special rules to regulate flight attendants’ work hours. The protest at the agency’s headquarters in Taipei was also attended by members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants’ Union and the China Airlines Employees’ UnionTaoyuan union deputy secretary Chou Sheng-kai (周聖凱) said that EVA was found to have overworked its flight attendants 62 times last year and 52 times so far this year. “EVA has repeatedly violated overtime regulations, and the Taoyuan Flight Attendants’ Union has been asking the airline to resolve the issue by signing a collective agreement with its flight attendants,” Chou said. It has asked the CAA to stipulate special rules to regulate flight attendants’ work hours,” he added. Flight attendants working on flights to Asian countries must follow the 12-hour working time rule stipulated in the labor act, she said.
Source: Taipei Times November 06, 2018 15:56 UTC