UPDATE : Commissiones Obreras trade union announced that the strike Benalmadena municipal gardeners began yesterday (February 2) has been called off as the council has promised to ensure the 74 Cespa and FCC employees are not affected by cutbacks.
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BENALMADENA Council gardeners have called a strike following reductions to the budget for this year, which may endanger their jobs.
Comisiones Obreras trade union announced the strike for the 74 Benalmadena garden workers from Cespa and FCC companies, which currently share the maintenance contract for public parks and gardens.
Workers are worried that a €600,000 reduction in this year’s budget for garden maintenance staff may endanger their posts and working conditions.
The strike is due to begin at 7.30am on Monday February 2 and last until 3pm on February 6, with workers planning to gather in protest outside the town hall building.