Spain - Union wants better pay for police - June 30, 2017

The police trade union is asking government authorities for a bigger bonus for officers stationed in Catalonia. The Sindicato Profesional de Policía (SPP) says that the mood created by pro-independence activists in the north-eastern region is increasingly similar to the atmosphere of tension that the police still feel in the Basque Country and Navarre, two traditional hot-spots of pro-sovereignty sentiment. The police in these two regions has been earning an extra €600 a month for years. The union is demanding comparable economic incentives to prevent an exodus of members of the National Police force.

English: http://elpais.com/elpais/2017/06/02/inenglish …  

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