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‘Strengthening & Defending Trade Union Rights in the Public Sector’ – First regional meeting in EPSU, EUROMIL & EuroCOP joint project

The first regional meeting of the EPSU, EUROMIL and EuroCOP project on strengthening and defending trade union rights in the public sector took place on 14 and 15 September 2021. The meeting assessed the current state of play, in particular regarding the transposition of the Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions …

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AUME Elects New Board for 2021-2024

On 9 May 2021 AUME held its Annual General Assembly with the election of a new Board, which left integrated by following ten members: Secretary-General Iñaki Unibaso, Iván Alcántara (Secretary of Organization), Rafael Cabañas (Secretary of Finances), Fidel Gómez, José Luis Rugeros, José Vicente Maleno, Raúl Lorente, Alejandro Gutiérrez, Miguel …

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Vaccination Scandal in the Spanish Armed Forces: Outrage of AUME

It was revealed, in the end of January 2021, that some high-ranking officials from the Spanish armed forces misused COVID-19 vaccines foreseen for military personnel engaged in operation. The scandal, which was strongly criticized by EUROMIL Spanish member association AUME, led to the resignation of the Chief of Defence,  General …

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Spanish Professional Military Associations: Absent From the Military Easter

AUME denounces that the yearly act of the military in the Royal Palace, called PASCUA MILITAR (“Military Easter”), is going to be held for another year without the presence of the representatives of the Professional Associations, which means ignoring a fundamental instance of the Armed Forces in a democratic state. …

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Demonstration of Spanish Military Associations

Abstract – Spanish professional military associations, namely AUME, ASFASPRO, ATME and UMT called for a demonstration on 19 September 2020 to defend their right to a fair remuneration. Military wages have not been updated for more than a decade. In support of the planned demonstration, EUROMIL’s President issued a video …

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Spanish Soldiers: Struggling for Dignified Remuneration

The Spanish military are called upon to defend their right to dignified remuneration. The protest demonstration is scheduled in Madrid, on Saturday, 19 September 2020. Professional military associations – AUME, ASFASPRO, ATME, UMT – have called to mobilization after a meeting of no effect with the Minister of Defense last …

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AUME Requests the Suspension of Physical Testing in the Spanish Armed Forces

Abstract –  On 3 November 2019, the Spanish military association AUME requested the Minister of Defence to temporarily suspend collective physical unit tests conducted in almost all armed forces units, after a soldier died last Thursday, 31 October 2019 as a result of that test. It is the second known …

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ATME and Ciudadanos Discuss Working Conditions

Abstract – On 1 October 2019, a delegation of ATME met with Miguel Ángel Gutiérrez, MP, to discuss the situation of soldiers who have to leave the armed forces at the age of 45. Mr. Gutiérrez Vivas is a member of the Defence Committee of the Spanish Parliament and a …

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PSOE Declared Openly That Model Of Permanent Troop And Mariner Is Not Possible

Abstract – The professional military associations meet with members of the political groups present in the Defence Committee of the Congress of Deputies to discuss the main problems of the scale. The PP finally declined attendance at that meeting. Please find the original version of this article hereunder. For more …

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The Defence on the Spanish Electoral Campaign

Abstract – Mariano Casado Sierra as the head of the legal office of AUME and member of the “Observatory of the Military Life” in Spain, has written this article published on Infolibre “www.infolibre.es”, which describes the proposals given by the political parties about the Defence, but pointing mainly on the …

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