Security workers at Barcelona airport plan 24-hour strike
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BARCELONA, Spain — Workers handling carry-on baggage checks at Barcelona's airport plan to go on a 24-hour strike at midnight Monday after an effort to prevent more chaos at the busy airport fell through.
Catalonia's regional chief for
Bassa, who acted as mediator in the conflict, says the sticking point is the workers' demand for higher wages.
The baggage screeners at Barcelona-El Prat Airport have held several partial strikes during the past two weeks, creating long lines and delays for passengers.
Spain's government has decreed that the workers are obligated to provide 90
Civil Guard officers ensured that basic services were provided during a partial strike on Sunday.