SECURITY officers at Spain’s busiest airport are threatening to go on strike over Christmas.
The walkouts are a results of an ongoing dispute over bonus funds, in addition to inadequate clothes to maintain them heat within the chilly.
Their union, Alternativa Sindical, has introduced the decision for a strike from December 21 on the Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas airport.
The strike would have an effect on all safety officers who patrol inside and outdoors the airport, together with round its borders.
The union says 300 staff with Eulen, which runs the service, haven’t been paid a bonus as promised throughout early negotiations.
It additionally claims the “legislation of prevention of occupational hazards” is being contravened as a result of the corporate isn’t offering the safety officers who’ve to face in drafty areas or exterior within the chilly with heat clothes throughout excessive climate.
Air visitors specialists say the strike will trigger inconvenience for travellers however they don’t envisage the identical sort of chaos and large queues which shaped throughout an analogous strike 18 months in the past at El Prat airport in Barcelona.
It’s because the strike doesn’t embody, at this second, safety officers who examine passengers earlier than they board flights.
Nevertheless, Alternativa Sindical says it can not rule out these staff becoming a member of them within the strike within the subsequent few days.
The union claims Ilunion, which represents the safety officers who examine travellers, can also be violating earlier agreements.
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A spokesperson for Alternariva Sindical warned: “We might name the strike off if progress is made alongside the way in which and the circumstances which ended the battle in El Prat are agreed however staff is not going to be glad by mere compromises and phrases.”
The strike motion would proceed till January eight if agreed.
Solar On-line Journey beforehand revealed that a large Spanish airport strike was cancelled after 60,000 employees reached a final minute settlement.