“We expect nothing from a person who has not promoted anything in these years to improve the professional rights of police officers. repeatedly rejected and criticized by parties from the entire parliamentary spectrum,” said the Spanish Police Confederation (CEP) in a statement.
“Resistance to duty is not a virtue, from our point of view, but the guarantee that union controversies and conflicts will increase because of their proven indifference to the demands that we have raised in recent years,” they added.
“For the minister, the agenda of growth and development of our professional career occupies a residual place and its balance in it.
limited the scope of partially implementing the salary equalization agreement. Since 2020, he has not advocated a single reform that improved the working conditions of police officers. The minister has a golden opportunity to correct this awkward distance with the unions in this legislature. But it should be done with facts and not with general and vague promises. His credit with the unions is at zero, and in order to establish normal relations, he must present an agenda of projects and developments. “If this is not the case, if you put the needs of the police again at the bottom of your priorities, you will again have unanimous criticism and rejection.”
For the AUGC, Minister Marlaska did not rise to the occasion in the previous legislature, so they are asking for urgent changes. “The current situation of the body of the Civil Guard is a great concern. We want to criticize the lack of response to the needs and demands of the men and women who make up the institution, where, in our opinion, it is obvious there is a significant gap in communication between the Ministry of the Interior and the representative associations. There are major pending issues that affect the social, economic, and professional lives of civil guards. for retirement similar to other police forces, the implementation of a decent working day and adequate compensation through productivity systems, as well as the use of the Military Penal Code while performing police duties, the declaration of a Special Singularity Zone, or the search for the second generation of rights for the civil guards where they can express without limitation their demands and claims within the Council of the Civil Guard”.
“Now there is a breakdown in communication between the current management of the body and the professional associations, where the last general directors appointed by Minister Marlaska did not help to create a clear will who want to change the institution and build channels of dialogue.”