The four trade unions conclude that the DG commissioned this report to attack the Staff Regulations and transform EUROCONTROL into something very far from a European/international organisation, under the disguise of a “modernisation” exercise, while wishing to undermine and dismantle the governing principles and bodies of the Organisation, as he attempted to do during the […]
TUEM Deloitte Flash #2: MUAC to become a private business unit and no longer an international organisation
EUROCONTROL was founded with the provision of pan-European air traffic control as its core business – there is a strong hint in the name of the organisation! Over the past 50 years, Maastricht UAC has been by far the most consistently successful component of the Agency. It is the embodiment of the Single European Sky and of the European idea that cooperation yields better results than competition!
The International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations wrote to the Director General of EUROCONTROL to raise concerns on the Deloitte Review.
It is proposed that the MUAC centre is permanently separated from EUROROCONTROL (sic) as the ANSP role will no longer be part of the future Agency..” Fundamental Review of theEUROCONTROL Agency’s activities & Strategic Plan, Deloitte, page 40 For TUEM, who represents the vast majority of operational staff in Maastricht UAC, it is clear that […]
If our Director General has been consistent in one thing over the past years, it is his contempt for the staff, social dialogue and his attempts to destroy it. We were all able to witness this first hand during last summer’s Provisional Council, where he tried to blackmail the EUROCONTROL States to kill off whatever […]
The Union Syndicale de l’Aviation Civile, a subsidiary of the French union CGT, published a scathing opinion (pdf, french) on the Deloitte Review on 12/02/2021. An English translation is provided below. the images. It’s not only here that the Covid crisis seems to give wings to the leaders. The Director General of Eurocontrol, Eamonn Brennan, […]
The video “Brétigny Update” followed an “All Staff Meeting” held in Brétigny on 4/2/2021 at the initiative of Laurent Renou, Head of Air Transport Innovation, apparently to collect the first reactions of the staff of the Experimental Centre (EEC) following the publication of the “Fundamental Review” report by Deloitte. In a reaction, USEF published the […]
Position of U4U (Trade Union for all the Staff of all European Institutions) on the recent report from Deloitte
This position paper was forwarded to the members of the EUROCONTROL Provisional Council on 02MAR2021 The Deloitte report is fundamentally flawed. The report contains many positive assessments of EUROCONTROL and its role, which should be noted and welcomed. However, it also contains a number of questionable proposals. Separation of MUAC (Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre) […]
This is the initial reaction of the Staff Representatives to the Deloitte review, published on 28JAN2021. The study proposes nothing short of transforming EUROCONTROL into another airline-driven lobbying platform, rather than an intergovernmental organisation that serves public and safety interests.