Workers at Spain's Iberia call off strikes: union

Reuters

Workers at Spanish airline Iberia have called off strikes planned for the week of March 18-22, after accepting a proposal tabled by a mediator with the company, a spokesman for the UGT union said on Wednesday.

Unions representing 95 of Iberia's workforce have signed up to the agreement, the spokesman said.

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Staff at Iberia, which along with British Airways is part of International Consolidated Airlines , have already staged several strikes in protest at massive job cuts.

(Reporting by Robert Hetz, Writing by Sarah White)