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10:29

Gibraltar

Anti-Brexit protest planned in La Línea

Debbie Bartlett

...it is to go ahead, and will be sitting on Saturday to debate on it. The protest, which is organised by the Ascteg association of workers in Gibraltar and supported by La Línea council, is due to take place at 12.30 from the Plaza de la Iglesia and

13:25

Local

Third lane successfully reduces PTA tailbacks in Malaga

IGNACIO LILLO

...only on the A-357, where there remains only one lane, and at the main roundabout, regulated with traffic lights. Construction workers had worried about the possible confusion caused by a fourth lane still under development, which, when finished, will

17:56

LifeStyle

1 November 1910: The anarchist CNT union is founded

FRANK GAVURIN

On 1 November 1910, restive workers in the city of Barcelona formed the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo, an organisation that would leave a significant mark on Spanish politics in the following decades. Traditionally, employers in Barcelona ... were hostile to even moderate trade unions, and the state was just as unpopular with labourers after it had called up workers to a resented colonial war in Morocco in 1909. The workers wanted a strong and combative representative organisation, and so ... Republican hands, also taking part in large-scale experiments in collectivisation and workers' self-management. The CNT was involved in the 1937 May Days clashes between anarchists and Trotskyists on one side and socialists and communists on the other in

12:59

Local

The judge investigating Triple A concludes there was a "massive and unjustified" sacrifice of animals

Héctor Barbotta

...animal cruelty, falsifying documents, unqualified practice, misappropriation, incorrect administration, contravening the rights of workers and Social Security fraud. In his conclusions after three years of investigation, the judge considers that from ... were workers with no contracts, who were paid in cash, and those who were on contract received part-payment in cash so less Social Security was paid on their declared salaries. The lawyer acting for Social Security considers that Bettina P, Andrea D, ... Jan W. and Javier P. committed offences against Social Security and against the rights of the workers, and is asking for them each to be sentenced to seven years and three months in prison if found guilty. He claims some of the workers were told to say

21:31

National

Marches across Spain mark International Workers' Day

SUR

Large marches took place across Spain on Tuesday to mark the May Day public holiday, traditionally used to campaign for better rights for workers. The main trade union groups organised some 70 demonstrations across the country for International ... Workers' Day under the slogan "1 May, the fight continues; rights, equality, cohesion. People first". Marchers were calling for a labour-law reform enacted under the previous conservative government to be repealed, as they consider it too generous to

20:10

Local

The olive industry needs workers

AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

...economic boom, when so many workers moved to other sectors such as construction, was the situation this bad" says Gonzalo Ramírez, a 29-year-old who owns land with more than 9,000 olive trees in Bobadilla. "There simply isn't anyone who wants to do the job ... this year". Francisco Moscoso agrees. He is the provincial secretary of the UPA union and grows olives in Cuevas de San Marcos, a village on the boundary with Cordoba province. He says the lack of workers is a problem which is affecting the whole of ... Andalucía. The overall picture for this sector since the olive harvesting season began in October is that the harvesting machines are lying idle because of the lack of workers and there is a major problem in training new ones for the season. Some growers

17:27

Local

Refuse collectors in Mijas and Alhaurín el Grande begin "indefinite" strike action

SUR

Workers at refuse collection company Urbaser in Mijas and Alhaurín el Grande started an indefinite strike in the early hours of Thursday morning, refusing to collect rubbish over a dispute about working conditions. The 127 workers (118 in Mijas ... and the rest in Alhaurín el Grande) are calling for the renegotiation of the collective bargaining agreement ('convenio colectivo') which expired on 31 December last year. The workers are calling for a three per cent rise in salary, according to the

13:31

LifeStyle

"We've been able to save lives in Mozambique - that's what is important"

Á. ESCALERA / N. CASTRO

...in emergencies was what was required to deal with the needs of the population after the devastation of the cyclone. The aid workers assembled a hospital to assist those in need. The majority suffered injuries, burns and fractures because of the

15:44

Gibraltar

Mayor of La Línea and Gibraltar's chief minister hold discussions

Debbie Bartlett

...town on the Spanish side of the border, which is crossed by over 14,000 people every day, Juan Franco is particularly concerned about the border remaining free-flowing after Brexit, and protecting the rights of the workers. Juan Franco said later ... that the meeting with the chief minister had been "productive"On Saturday, he and other mayors of towns in the Campo de Gibraltar took part in a protest organised by the Acsteg cross-border workers association in La Línea, calling for a "humanitarian"

13:16

Gibraltar

8 June 1969: Franco closes Gibraltar border

DEBBIE BARTLETT

...would have lost its 1,500 Spanish building workers, as well as nearly 2,000 Spaniards employed in servicing ships, and it would lose a huge amount of income because of this, as well as the money spent by ships' crews in local shops. Spanish people from

11:58

Local

Ryanair set to reach deal with unions over Spanish workers' rights

SUR

...which has angered many workers. The union statement also said that they have secured, "a guarantee of stability and improvement in working conditions." "We are convinced that Ryanair staff in Spain will soon be able to enjoy their full rights as

13:20

Local

Hospitality workers' Costa March

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...flexible days off and smaller salary increases. This week around 500 workers have carried out a four-stage protest march along the Costa del Sol.

10:10

Local

"The government is prepared, whatever happens"

Ivan Gelibter

...is "prepared", whatever timescale is thrown up in the latest negotiations. "Whatever the case, staff in the Oficina de Extranjería has been reinforced by 24 per cent with 12 extra workers, the greatest increase in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona,"

19:59

Local

Health workers in Malaga suffer assault every two days

Á. ESCALERA

A recent study has shown that healthcare workers in the province of Malaga suffer an act of violence every two days. In 2017, 221 cases of assault were recorded by the Health Department and, while this is the official figure, in reality there are ... dates back to 2005 and was the first of its kind in Spain. It involves legal assistance, psychological support, training and different measures and procedures aimed at preventing and minimising cases of violence at health centres and hospitals. Workers

19:37

Local

Sharing in the spirit of women's day

JENNIE RHODES / RACHEL HAYNES / Georgie Kenny

Speaking to a wide range of women in Malaga and on the Costa del Sol, be they Spanish or from another country, in their 20s or their 70s, one thing they all agree on is that while attitudes towards gender equality have changed in their lifetimes, the

11:27

Local

Refuse collection strike threat for next month in Fuengirola

Ivan Gelibter

The industrial unrest affecting refuse collection workers in Fuengirola that has been ongoing for two years is set to escalate once again in the coming weeks. Employees at the refuse collection operator, Urbaser, that holds a contract from the ... the street sweeping in the municipality in 2016. The company stopped a new employment deal for workers in 2017 promising that it would be brought in in 2018. When this didn't happen, workers went on strike for 10 days last summer when only minimum

11:03

Local

Hundreds get involved in rescue, from visiting experts to villagers

SUR

Hundreds of people have been involved in the rescue operation since the toddler's fall was first reported on Sunday 13 January. Engineers, rescue workers and security forces have worked together to get through the rescue plan that involved ... workers and the boy's family who have been put up in a nearby property in the village to be closer to the operation than their home in the Malaga suburb of El Palo. On Thursday evening the people of Totalán were due to hold a vigil for Julen, his family ... and the rescue workers on what was likely to be his last night underground. Speaking on behalf of the family, Juan José Cortés - the father of Mari Luz, a five-year-old girl who was abducted and murdered in 2008, who has been in Totalán since last

14:42

Local

A fifth of jobs in Malaga province are in the tourism sector

Pilar Martínez

...the tourism sector work for companies and the rest are self-employed. Within the tourism sector, hotels, restaurants and bars employ 82,674 workers, according to social security registration data, and 11,680 are employed in leisure, cultural or ... sporting activities related to tourism. Almost eight in ten workers in tourism have Spanish nationality. Just over 80 per cent of all workers in the sector are on full time contracts. All the subsectors within tourism showed a strong trend towards job ... creation last year, with the tour operators and car rental sector recording the highest growth, 10 per cent, and reaching 9,138 employees paying social security. However, on the downside, only 46.6 per cent of workers in the whole tourist sector have

17:09

LifeStyle

11 January 1933: The savage massacre in Casas Viejas

Tony Bryant

...downtrodden workers to unite against their oppressors, namely the State, wealthy land owners and the Church. The movement was opposed by the government, but it soon gained strength among the long-exploited agricultural workers, especially in Andalucía, where ... government sent a company of assault guards to take control of the spiralling situation. In January 1933, workers who were part of the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT) organised a protest march, believing they were initiating a revolution. The

12:56

National

Journalists protest at rise in harassment in Catalonia

CRISTIAN REINO

...watchdog on abuse of journalists that claimed that up to 50 acts of violence or intimidation had been experienced by media workers in the last two years in Catalonia. The Reporteros sin Fronteras charity said that "the intensity of attacks on the press

11:28

Local

Police bring down group which exploited undocumented foreign workers in restaurants

ÁLVARO FRÍAS / JUAN CANO

...according to investigators, they were forced to work up to 12 hours a day, without a day off, for just 400 or 500 euros a month. The workers were also told that if there were work inspections, they should identify themselves as others who were living in ... in Marbella, one in Coín and four in Mijas. Those arrested are accused of document fraud, crimes against the rights of foreign citizens and workers and tax and social security fraud.

11:28

National

Amazon depot strike planned for Christmas

SUR.

Workers at Amazon's main Spanish distribution centre outside Madrid are to go on strike on key dates around Black Friday and Christmas. This follows a breakdown in talks over changes in working conditions, although unions have said they are ready

11:12

National

Government criticised for U-turn over sale of precision missiles to Saudi Arabia

SUR

...contracts would be reviewed. The plan to review all Saudi contracts raised serious concerns for Cadiz shipyard workersJust days later, however, the government announced that the contract would be honoured and the missiles delivered as planned. The reasons ... cabinet spokesperson Isabel Celaá last Friday. The Sánchez government's initial announcement of the review of contracts caused outrage among workers at the Navantia shipyard in Cadiz, about to start work on a 1.8-million-euro order from Saudi Arabia for

14:25

Local

Dockworkers' leader held over drug imports in Malaga

J. CANO / I. LILLO.

Police believe they have stopped a major new entry point for cocaine into Europe through the port of Malaga. Four port workers, along with four others, were arrested last week and eight kilos of cocaine seized in a container. The shipment is ... believed to have been a test delivery from Brazil, via Valencia, to Malaga. Smugglers needed the cooperation of port workers at both ends, said investigators. One man held in Malaga is the head of the port's closed-shop staff association.

14:47

Local

Deal reached for use of abandoned track to bypass flood damage

IGNACIO LILLO

The Public Works ministry and the railways administrator (ADIF) have agreed to use a section of the AVE track which was constructed between Antequera and Seville but never completed, to solve the problem caused by the severe flooding last month. T

14:51

Local

Doctors warn of A&E staff shortage at Axarquía hospital

Agustín pelaez

Doctors at the Axarquía hospital in Torre del Mar have warned about staff shortages in the Accident and Emergency unit expected over the summer months, when the population of the area can more than triple. They also said it was a problem across th

10:34

Local

Businesses lay off staff in Benaoján due to listeriosis crisis

VANESSA MELGAR / SUR

...associated with a meat product produced by the Magrudis firm in Seville, but last week another product from a firm in Benaoján, Incarybe, tested positive for the bacteria. The businesses say more workers could lose their jobs in the future because

13:23

Local

Roman walls uncovered during restoration of Almuñécar town centre

Jennie Rhodes

The remains of Roman walls have been unearthed during major restoration work to Almuñécar's historic centre. Workers were improving water pipes and supply in Calle San Joaquín when the discovery was made. A number of similar discoveries have

15:19

National

Half a million workers to benefit from 4% increase in minimum wage

LUCÍA PALACIOS

More than half a million workers in Spain on the minimum wage will see their pay packets go up by 4 per cent in January. Government, trade unions and representatives of business have announced that they have reached an agreement whereby 533,978 ... year need to find jobs and join the social security system. For the moment the agreed 2018 figure of 736 euros, in the typical case of 14 payments across the year, is equivalent to an annual 10,302.60 euros before tax. The minimum for workers on day ... Age is also a factor, with someone aged 20 ten times more likely to be on the minimum wage than someone between 50 and 59 years old. The Canary Islands is the region of Spain with the highest percentage of minimum wage workers and in terms of sectors

12:49

Local

Estepona lifeguards stop work over no pay

C. MÁRQUEZ

Beaches in Estepona went without vigilance, lifeguard and assisted bathing services on Tuesday and Wednesday as workers showed up for their shifts but refused to carry out their tasks. This came after they failed to receive their wage for the

12:16

Local

Town hall probes why refuse staff were putting rubbish in stream bed

NIEVES CASTRO

A residents' campaigning group appears to have lifted the lid on the dumping of rubbish bags in a dry river bed in Marbella by the council's very own refuse collection workers. Impulsa Ciudad posted 90 seconds of video on Facebook that had been ... any consequences for those allegedly involved. Not the first time However, locals have claimed that this isn't the first time that the dumping by council workers has happened and, when the council supposedly failed to react to complaints, the ... hidden recording was made. Impulsa Marbella, the campaigning group, said, "We recognise the professionalism of the vast majority of the workers from the refuse collection service, and for this reason, it's important to clarify this lamentable

12:06

Local

Six arrests bring down drug network in Benalmádena

E. P.

A drug network in Benalmádena has been dismantled by the National Police following the arrest of six people who sold marijuana, hashish and cocaine in the main nightlife spots in the town. Primarily workers in bars and clubs in the area, they used