Spain - Hospitality workers at airports strike - December 31, 2017

The trade unions had called for a strike at bars, cafes and restaurants on all airports across the country. The CCOO and UGT unions described the action as a great success with 90% of the workforce supporting the strike. The action, which could run until mid-January 2018, is set up in order to demonstrate the large dissatisfaction with the policy of the airport manager Aena that is characterised by a fragmentation of the concessions of the establishments into very small lots. This policy makes it difficult for companies to be profitable unless they cut labour costs.

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