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Old 10th May 2014, 14:19
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EK Pay review

OK, so now the profit share is done and dusted. Time for next topic, pay review.

What do you make of these numbers?:

http://www.dsc.gov.ae/Reports/Consum...dex%202014.pdf

http://www.dsc.gov.ae/Reports/Consum...dex%202013.pdf
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Old 10th May 2014, 20:28
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The priority should always be on decent basic pay rise. This stays with us and forms the basis for future pay reviews and Company contributions to provident fund and profit share calculations. 3200-3500dhs is the sum profit share for GR2's and GR1's this year thanks to basic pay of around 4500-5500. If their flight pay was taken into account, the profit share would be almost double. A purser will collect around 5500 max. An extreme example perhaps but nonetheless a valid one in my opinion.

I do accept that rents and house values have risen at an alarming rate within the last 18-24 months as have school fees and general living costs including grocery items and clothes. These increased costs must be taken into account when considering an increase in the respective allowance especially for many grades, including cabin crew, who have no option but to move out when they marry and have family.

As pilots it's a different story. The Company provided us accommodation and the choice to rent or buy was ours. We knew the risks and some guys took it. For those that bought, well done. Those that rent.....good luck. Either way, as Tom Cruise famously shouted....."SHOW ME THE MONEY!"

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Old 11th May 2014, 07:05
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@Harry

Was it not Cuba Gooding Jr. who shouted "SHOW ME THE MONEY..!!!"..?

Just sayin'......
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Old 11th May 2014, 07:29
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Actually, they both shouted it. If you want to join in with them, go for it!
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Old 15th May 2014, 10:21
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shouldn´t today be the day??
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Old 15th May 2014, 10:25
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Last year it was announced the Wednesday after the results were announced. So yes, it could (should?) be today...
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Old 15th May 2014, 10:32
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Baby 'show me the money' (Jerry Maguire) - YouTube

Show me the money!!
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Old 15th May 2014, 10:46
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When was the last time you guys had a decent pay hike?
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Old 15th May 2014, 10:53
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dont ask...
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Old 15th May 2014, 13:04
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4pm on a Thursday. It looks like no announcement this week...
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Old 15th May 2014, 13:14
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If it isn't out today it won't make the May salary.
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Old 15th May 2014, 13:37
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They often do it after 5 p.m. on Thursday to let it sink in over weekend.
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Past 5pm and no pay review?? WTF??
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I see that as good news. 'They' want it to be a big announcement not just a Thursday push-and-run.
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VERY doubtful. But hope springs eternal...
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Old 15th May 2014, 14:59
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Weren't we expecting good news at the big announcement about profit share?
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But please keep going the extra mile etc etc etc.


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Old 15th May 2014, 20:28
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The Qantas news must have forced a pay review re think meeting of the bean counters so they can do exactly that...count their beans post QF redundancy announcement.
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QF guys wil mostly go to China for Oz bases, commuting rosters

No DECs or SOs accepted by EK so FO only. Not much to gain for the beanies!
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I recall payraise being done in May showing up on June pay Profit share being announced in April showing up on the May pay


But I'm sure some of our EK astronauts proclaim to be better informed
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