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Spain’s UGT union calls airport strike for key December vacation days

ONE OF Spain’s main labour unions, UGT, has called a strike for airport handling staff during key December vacation days, threatening the travel plans...

After call centre worker dies at her desk in Spain, unions denounce claims colleagues were forced to keep working

SPANISH labour unions CGT and UGT have denounced the actions of a call centre in Madrid after a member of staff died at her...

Swedish stoppage: H&M workers bring shutters down on Spanish stores over pay and conditions

THE SALES MAY BE ON, but the stores are closed. That was what potential customers of Swedish clothing chain H&M found on Tuesday, as...

Spain’s government and unions hail ‘historic’ pension reforms 

THE SPANISH government and the country’s major unions today reached an agreement on pension reform, hailing the changes as ‘historic’ and claiming that they...

Protestors come out in force on streets of Madrid to denounce regional government’s ‘dismantling’ of healthcare system

HUNDREDS of thousands of people came out to protest on the streets of Madrid today, to denounce what they called the ‘dismantling’ of the...

Chaos in Spanish airports as hundreds of lost suitcases pile up due to flight overloads

SPANISH airports have hundreds of piled-up suitcases stuck in arrivals caused by an overload of operations from several European airports. Many passengers have arrived at...

Trade Unions mobilise across Spain demanding pay rises for workers 

SPANISH trade unions CC.OO and UGT on Wednesday July 6 are planning massive demonstrations in the autumn at the headquarters of employers associations across...

MAY DAY: Thousands took to streets across Spain’s Andalucia calling for action over slipping living standards

MORE than 40,000 people took to the streets of Andalucia on International Workers’ Day demanding pay rises and government action against the soaring cost...

Ground staff at Spain’s national airline Iberia will stage eight-week walkout

The Union General de Trabajadores (UGT) has called for strikes every Monday from September 30 until November 18.

MAY DAY: More than 70 protests planned across Spain today for better working conditions as union bosses warn of...

DOZENS of protests are planned across Spain today to demand better working conditions. Organised by the country's main labour unions UGT and CCOO, the more...

Spain slammed by European Commission for inequality levels

Levels of poverty, inequality and social exclusion are ‘among the highest in the EU’, according to the European Commission’s Spain 2017 Report

Unemployment falls in Spain, but most jobs ‘precarious’

Just four out of every 100 contracts signed in December were long-term and full-time, the UGT has said

Spain’s job listings omit key information

Almost 75% of Spain’s job listings do not mention wage or salary

ERE UPDATE: UGT ex-secretary charged

Judge Mercedes Alaya charges 16 more in Spain’s largest-ever public money fraud case

Town hall workers protest in La Linea over pay

840 town hall employees have not been paid for eight months

Granny, drop the kids! It’s the national strike

The Unions are calling for grandparents to stop looking after their grandchildren on the day of the General Strike




OPINION: Tales of one-track scam artist Chris O’Hare’s cons are as old as the Costa del Sol itself

THE only thing surprising about the epic tale of Chris O’Hare’s constant scamming is that he got away with it for so long. What we...


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