National Airport Strike Looms in Spain

April 9, 2019
Around 60,000 workers are expected to walkout beginning Saturday, April 20 if an agreement isn't reached prior.

Two trade unions have called Spain-wide strikes for airport baggage handlers over work contracts during the busy Easter period, meaning passengers could face delays and cancellations.

The Workers’ Trade Union (USO) and the General Union of Workers (UGT) said they were willing to negotiate with the Aena airport operator over pay and conditions. They are taking action over contract clauses covering moves for workers between different companies.

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