Spain - Prison workers demand salary equalisation and more staff - February 28, 2018

Prison officials demand the equalisation of their salaries across the country. Currently, the differences between workers with the same functions can reach up to 700 euro, depending on the prison in which they work. A problem that, according to their trade unions has been there for 6 years without any negotiation on the topic between officials and the General Administration. Therefore, in the absence of dialogue, and in order to make their demands visible, the prison unions CCOO, ACAIP, UGT and CSIF have agreed to hold a large demonstration on 24 February in Madrid, in demand salary improvements. Another point of protest is the lack of personnel in the prisons that led to an increase of the number of attacks on officials.  

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