拒過勞航班!空姐「苦站」12小時抗議 | EVA Air flight attendants take a 12-hour “stand” as an act of protest

3 名長榮空服員代表今( 4 )日清晨 4 點到張榮發基金會「苦站」,表現金邊、東京、北京航班長時間執勤辛勞。對此長榮航空回應,並非全程都在進行高強度勞動,此方式是企圖片面扭曲社會大眾對空服員工作的認知。(圖/桃園市空服員職業工會)| Three flight attendant representatives from the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union arrived at the Chang Yung-fa Foundation at 4:00 a.m. to take a “stand”. They pointed out that flights to Phnom Penh, Tokyo, and Beijing are all long and physically demanding for them.

長榮勞資調解 3 度破局,桃園市空服員職業工會今( 4 )日下午發起遊行活動,不過已有 3 名空服員代表於清晨 4 點就到張榮發基金會「苦站」,表現金邊、東京、北京航班長時間執勤辛勞。

TAIPEI (The ChinaPost) – EVA Air’s attempt to compromise with its employees has failed for the third time. The Taoyuan Flight Attendants’ Union instigated a protest on June 4 in which three flight attendant representatives took a “stand” at the Chang Yung-fa Foundation at 4 a.m., arguing that flights to Phnom Penh, Tokyo, and Beijing are all long and physically demanding.

桃園市空服員職業工會 3 名苦站代表廖以勤、曲佳雲、黃君婷,今日清晨 4 點開始在張榮發基金會展開抗爭,身上分別掛上「金邊打來回」、「東京打來回」、「北京打來回」牌子,並寫上對應的航班號碼與執勤總時數,作為拒絕超時工作、改善過勞航班的象徵。

The representatives from the union, Liao Yi-chin, Qu Jia-yun, and Huang Jun-ting, stood in front of the Chang Yung-fa Foundation and raised signs that read “Phnom Penh round trip”, “Tokyo round trip”, and “Beijing round trip”. The signs also featured corresponding flight numbers and working hours to depict the employees’ refusal to work beyond their physical capabilities and the need for positive changes.

對此,長榮航空發聲明稿表示,以桃園-東京為例,所謂 11 小時的執勤時間,包含了報到/報退地點往來機場交通、用餐等無提供勞務時間,並非全程都在進行高強度勞動。但工會刻意以所謂「苦站」的方式企圖片面扭曲社會大眾對空服員工作的認知,並以此作為要求必須過夜的理由,實難接受。

In regard to the protest, EVA Air argued that the working hours the protestors described also include commuting (like transferring between airports and other registration points) and having meals, which are all times when the flight attendants are not necessarily “working.” EVA air asserted that the union deliberately used such methods of protest to twist the public’s understanding of their lives at work and taint the company’s name.

長榮航空強調,空服員派遣均符相關法令規範,每月平均飛時為 75 小時,每月平均工時(包含飛時、公司待命、上課受訓等時數均計入)則為 120 小時,遠低於法規上限。

EVA Air emphasized that its assignment of flight attendants to its international flights adhere to all relevant laws with an average of 75 hours in flight every month, or 120 hours if the hours spent for receiving training or simply waiting at the EVA Company are included. The length of these working hours all falls far below the limit imposed by the law.

長榮航空坦言,部分區域航線的航班,偶因突發事件如天候、軍演、機場流量管制、機械故障等因素,致工時超過 12 小時,但占比僅為所有航班一年總飛航班次的 0.1%~0.3% ,機率極低。

EVA Air conceded that occasionally the working hours of flight attendants on some flights in certain routes may exceed 12 hours due to the violent changes in weather, military drills, aviation traffic control, and miscellaneous technical difficulties. However, these occurrences only happen at around 0.1 percent to 0.3 percent of the time.