Yet more airport **** for British holidaymakers as Barcelona staff vote to continue strike despite £2,700 pay rise offer

Mail Online | 8/10/2017 | Gerard Couzens For The Mailonline
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British tourists faced continued disruption to their holidays last night after staff at Barcelona airport decided to continue their industrial action.

Staff from Eulen, the private firm which operates scanners, controls queues and searches passengers, voted to reject a regional government-proposed wage increase meaning mini-strikes planned for tomorrow and Sunday before an all-out stoppage on Monday remain set to go ahead.

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Civil Guard officers are now expected to take over to try to minimise chaos if eleventh-hour talks fail and the full strike action goes ahead.

The result of the key vote, which began at 11am local time, was announced late this afternoon.

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Regional government mediators had got Eulen bosses to agree to meet workers part of the way with a wage increase just under the rise they are demanding.

Local reports said only two of the 176 employees who voted said 'yes' to the proposal by Catalunya's Generalitat government - accepted by Eulen chiefs - to increase salaries by around £226 (250 Euros) a month.

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An advisor for the workers' strike committee had signalled ahead of the vote that the...
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