It will be interesting to see if more European councils follow the Danish example and whether Ryanair would then change its working practices. However, both seem unlikely in these “lean mean times”.

The Dublin-based airline has a long history of striving to avoid what it sees as onerous labour laws by employing crew on contracts written under Irish law. The Danish trade-union movement is seeking to have this practice overturned, with a case set for next month.

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/lord-mayor-of-copenhagen-accuses-ryanair-of-social-dumping-and-bans-staff-from-flying-with-company-on-official-business-10268154.html