Spain - Airport workers call off major strike - March 26, 2011

Airport workers have called off 22 days of strikes which threatened to cause major disruption over the Easter holidays and into the summer. Union members voted to cancel the strike after have received guarantees over job security and conditions. The strikes were called over concerns about the part-privatisation of national airport operator Aena. Union leaders said about 70% of their more than 10,000 members voted to call off the industrial action.



This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) You may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.

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