The USO, UGT and CCOO unions have reached an agreement with the employers of the ground service workers of Spanish airports, which deactivates the strike scheduled from October 15 and which some 60,000 workers were called, distributed in the different companies that provide the "handling" service.
As reported by the USO, in the agreement, signed after a day of negotiation convened by the Interconfederal Service of Mediation and Arbitration (SIMA), the demands that the land sector had been claiming for two and a half years and that had already motivated a call for a strike in the summer, which was finally canceled to resume negotiations in September, they were initially unsuccessful.
According to the same sources, the sectoral agreement will include, from now on, several bonuses that some company agreements already collected and that will now cover the total number of workers in the sector: early riser, transport, turnicity / flexibility / availability, irregular working day, fixed part-time work, supervision, headship and support for maintenance.
In addition, the agreement contemplates the revision of the value of the extraordinary and peremptory time, and wage revisions have also been agreed upon above the CPI. The collective agreement will be valid until December 31, 2021 and will be drafted definitively in future meetings.