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13:04

Gibraltar

Eight cross-border workers test positive for Covid-19 in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

Testing for coronavirus which is being carried out in Gibraltar has detected several cross-border workers who have proven positive, most of them employed in the care sector. This is now reflected in the daily figures issued by the government, ... showing how many people are currently infected and how many have had the virus and recovered. On Thursday, the figure for current positive cases was 11, of whom eight are cross-border workers. Because they were identified in Gibraltar, they are included

19:55

Opinion

Get paid to eat

ANDREW J. LINN

Governments worldwide are between a rock and a hard place when it comes to supporting the hostelry business while looking after the health of their citizens. On the one hand they need to get restaurant and bar workers back to their jobs and stop

19:51

Local

Fury over defective face masks given to local health workers

Ángel Escalera

There has been outrage among healthcare professionals in Malaga this week after it came to light that thousands of defective protective face masks had been sent to frontline health workers across Andalucía. Around 2,500 staff at the Hospital ... see if they presented any coronavirus symptoms. Testing, promised by the central government for all workers potentially affected, eventually got under way on Thursday. Malaga, incidentally, is the Andalusian province in which the greatest number of ... healthcare workers have contracted coronavirus. By Thursday, some 606 health professionals have contracted Covid-19, accounting for 22.1 per cent of all cases in Malaga province.

12:13

Local

More than 30,000 furloughed local workers have yet to receive payment

NURIA TRIGUERO

State. This newspaper has learned of several cases where workers have received no income since the end of March, the last time they were paid by their employers. There are various reasons for these delays, according to SEPE. Some applications were ... authorities because an anomaly was detected, and in some cases, workers have appealed against the ERTE. All these circumstances have led to delays in processing. In some cases the hold-up is due to the the sheer volume of work and technology required since the ... avalanche of applications began. The delay in paying some workers caused conflict between the Comisiones Obreras union, the regional government's Employment Office and SEPE a few days ago. The union blamed the Junta for the delay, saying it should have

16:47

LifeStyle

Award-winning Russian salad to feed healthcare workers

EMILIO MORALES

Russian salad and other foods to the healthcare workers, law enforcement officers and others who are fighting on the coronavirus front line. Jorge Berzosa, whose 'ensaladilla rusa' was declared best in Spain in a recent competition, has committed to ... organising deliveries so that they arrive at the changing over of shifts at the hospitals and health centres. Many of the health workers say that all the nearby bars are closed so they have to take sandwiches or rely on food from hospital vending machines. ... send it out to different hospitals for the health workers; for example today [Tuesday] we'll go to Vélez-Málaga; we've already distributed it in Carlos Haya, Clínico, Parque San Antonio and Quirón."

14:46

Local

Marbella council workers being tested for Covid-19

Héctor Barbotta

Marbella town hall has started testing around 2,000 key municipal workers for coronavirus using fast test kits. "The idea is to find out who might be a symptom-free carrier and who might have already had the illness," said the mayor Ángeles

17:10

Local

Seven new Covid-19 outbreaks detected on western Costa del Sol

Ángel Escalera

Nearly all of the active clusters are currently at the investigation stage as health authority workers trace the infected patients' recent contacts and carry out PCR tests.. Just one of the 24 outbreaks on the Costa del Sol is now considered to be under

15:07

LifeStyle

1 May 1890: International voices unite for workers' rights

Rachel Haynes

On 1 May 1890, workers took to the streets in Spain to mark the first International Workers Day. The previous July, in Paris, the congress of the Second International, an organisation of Socialist and Labour parties, declared 1 May as an ... international day to call for workers' rights. One of the principal demands at the time was for an eight-hour working day. This petition had also been behind the events that began on 1 May 1886 in Chicago and led the Socialists in Paris to choose that date for ... the annual commemoration. Chicago was at the time America's capital of industry and thousands of workers supported an eight-hour-day strike. On the fourth day, however, violence broke out, leading to the Haymarket affair. A bomb was thrown, killing

12:44

LifeStyle

7 August 1996: Flash flood kills 87 at Las Nieves campsite

Tony Bryant

...drive that contained information on the campsite's guests proved to be useless as it had been damaged by flood waters. Some 500 rescue workers, including firefighters backed by helicopter teams, worked throughout the night and following days to recover

16:33

Opinion

Prohibition, will they never learn?

ANDREW J. LINN

Surely everyone would benefit if exports were encouraged, particularly those workers in the vineyards who are currently threatened with redundancy? The government states it needs to shut down non-priority commercial activity to concentrate on building ... present regime is following the same irrational policy. Does killing off an industry worth huge amounts of foreign currency and employs countless native workers make sense?

11:20

National

King Felipe makes reassuring TV speech and thanks key workers

SUR

...the Spain to put "differences" to one side. "We should unite behind each other with one aim: to overcome this grave situation," he said. The king also paid tribute to workers in health care and security services. "You are the vanguard of Spain in

15:25

Local

More than 50,000 Costa construction workers back on site as ban ends

N. T. / J. H. / H. B.

...over 50,000 workers in the construction sector to outdoor sites and public works. Builders visiting homes where people are living have been banned however. Building sites weren't expected to be working at full speed, with fears over a lack of ... because of a decrease in demand for their products. While call centre workers and other similar activities were officially allowed back after this two-week extra measure, there was little change in those leaving home as the majority have been working

12:01

Local

Volunteers hand out free masks to workers using public transport around Malaga province

IGNACIO LILLO

The Protección Civil organisation began giving out free masks to workers at public transport hubs in Malaga and around the country on Monday morning. This was the first day back to work for many employees in sector such as construction, ... back to work on Monday were workers whose activity was not banned in the original state of alarm decree on 14 March and who are unable to work from home. The lifting of the restriction, however, requires firms to guarantee safety precautions to

19:13

National

Spanish agricultural workers to continue protests over prices

SUR

Agricultural workers are continuing their protests over the precarious financial conditions which they say their businesses are in. Last week the government issued a decree that sought to address some of their demands. But unions have said it has

09:26

National

Spain toughens lockdown restrictions and bans activity in all non-essential sectors

PAULA DE LAS HERAS

...suspended. It later allowed a 24-hour grace period, however, giving businesses until Tuesday to prepare for the shutdown, where necessary. The new measure, approved at a Cabinet meeting on Sunday, states that all workers affected must stay at home at ... least for the next two weeks. This is a move that several regional presidents had called for in recent days. The new regulation will apply to construction workers, for example, and factory workers in non-essential industries. Their absence will be ... necessary, along with the state of alarm. Workers who can continue their normal activity from home will not be affected by the measure. Hundreds of thousands of ERTEs The announcement comes after hundreds of thousands of companies in Spain, from small

13:11

Local

A few hotels stay open for key workers and stranded tourists

P. MARTÍNEZ / N. HESKETH

...list is for key workers, such as from health and emergency services, who cannot get home. However tourists stranded, waiting for a flight or having to cross Spain by road before heading to France, are also able to use them. Los Monteros rejected

20:50

Local

Police raid on illegal cigarette factory unearths six suffocating workers

Juan Cano / Álvaro Frías

Guardia Civil officers have rescued six workers, who were at risk of suffocation, from a hidden cigarette factory near Monda. The men, all Ukrainian nationals, were found enclosed in an underground bunker, which was equipped to produce 3,500 ... Europe. Detectives had established that the cigarettes were being produced on an estate near the small town of Monda, on the edge of the Sierra de las Nieves. The arrested suspects failed to tell detectives that the workers in the bunker would be ... the indifference of the leaders of the organisation who, after being arrested, knew that the generator was likely to have run out of fuel. Despite being aware that their six workers could die of suffocation in the bunker, they still gave no indication

15:01

Opinion

Love wins

REV. ADRIAN LOW

...when they pass near us in the street. We wear gloves in the supermarket, primarily so that any virus we might have (even asymptomatically) will not pass onto the surfaces that others touch. Love for humanity has put carers and health service workers

19:04

Gibraltar

Vandals blamed for damage Moorish castle lighting

Debbie Bartlett

The iconic Moorish castle in Gibraltar is illuminated in blue every evening in tribute to the health workers and essential services, but on Tuesday night some of the lighting didn't appear to be working and when technicians went to investigate they

20:00

National

Quarterly EAPS data: rise in jobless due to a fall in seasonal work

NURIA TRIGUERO

...considered more accurate than monthly Social Security figures. For April to June this year, in Malaga province, including the Costa del Sol, the percentage of available workers who were in employment fell by 5.86%, compared to the previous quarter. 37,500

12:41

Local

Extension to wet fish market at Fuengirola port is officially opened

SUR

...its area has been doubled and has incorporated new technologies which will allow it to serve both the needs of the workers and to become a tourist attraction. These works are the first phase of a plan to modernise Fuengirola port and to convert it

13:08

Local

Los Monteros rejected as hospital overflow and search continues

Héctor Barbotta

...their premises. A few hotels stay open for key workers and stranded tourists However, despite being just across the A-7 motorway, it seems that too many stairs and outside corridors have put off the hospital bosses. The nearby Vincci ... Estrella de Mar was the second to be visited but also has not been found suitable and other hotels are being considered. The extension would house patients with mild infections and, separately, key workers.

20:16

Gibraltar

Gibraltarian generosity comes to the fore to fight coronavirus

Debbie Bartlett

As in other countries, the people of Gibraltar are in lockdown and have to stay at home unless essential. However, this does not mean they are remaining passive in the fight to stop the Covid-19 virus. Health minister Paul Balban announced this we

16:37

Local

Surge in number of workers on Costa who evade Social Security quotas

MATÍAS STUBER

2017 to 13,652 in 2018. The money found to have been evaded in the province in 2018 was 5.6 million euros The data covers a series of offences uncovered on the inspectors' visits to companies and includes both infractions by workers themselves and ... their bosses in underreporting employment. Offences include: foreigners employed but with no work permit for Spain; workers and self-employed not registered to pay monthly Social Security contributions; and employers who are underpaying into the system ... work, the Andalusian province with the largest amount of black-market labour. The next highest province is Almeria, with its heavy use of migrant workers in the fruit industry, on 4.9 million euros of evaded payments. The sector of the economy with the

17:43

Local

Malaga university cleaning strike hits midway through the coronavirus crisis

francisco gutiérrez

Just when high hygiene standards are most needed during this coronavirus outbreak, workers belonging to three companies responsible for cleaning Malaga university went on strike this week. The unions are calling for equal conditions to those given ... to the university's own workers.

17:53

Gibraltar

Gibraltar under social lockdown to control the coronavirus crisis

Debbie Bartlett

...self-employed, full-time and part-time workers, including those on zero-hour contracts. Employees will receive a basic income every month, and termination of employment has been banned without the specific consent of the Director of Employment, which would only

10:33

National

Pressure on health services intensifies as lack of kit is blamed

SUR

The government said on Wednesday that it had bought 432 million euros of protective and healthcare equipment in a massive order from China. The statement came in response to calls from healthcare and emergency workers, and their unions, for urgent ... help as supplies in some areas were either running out or non-existent. Earlier this week, it was announced that 13 per cent of coronavirus cases were healthcare workers, and that many key staff were forced to stay at home. This was putting ... the government's health emergency centre, Fernando Simón, admitted at the daily news conference that the lack of personal protection equipment was one of the reasons the number of health workers infected was growing. Police representatives also

18:06

Local

Owners of Don Carlos Hotel agree to consider withdrawing ERE redundancy plan

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

The owners of the Don Carlos Hotel in Marbella have said they are prepared to consider withdrawing the ERE compulsory redundancy plan for the luxury property's full-time workers. With this change of heart, the Comisiones Obreras union was hopeful ... this week that a deal could now be reached. Negotiations have been ongoing between staff and bosses, and on Wednesday workers and the union met with Marbella mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, to explain their situation. The Don Carlos wants to move from

20:20

Local

Farmers' tractor protest disrupts motorways in Antequera area

AUGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

A large protest by farmers cut off a motorway in the north of Malaga province on Thursday. Agricultural workers were staging a demonstration to draw attention to the low prices they receive to sell their produce compared to the much higher prices

20:40

Local

Bridge demolished to make way for larger Plaza Mayor access

J. HINOJOSA.

The demolition of the bridge over the MA-20 by Arraijanal caused tailbacks on Sunday as workers took four hours longer than expected after encountering "highly-resistant materials". This bridge will be replaced by a smaller one which will join up

14:36

Gibraltar

Gibraltar reports active Covid-19 cases again after none for days

Debbie Bartlett

workers. By Thursday 18,869 tests had been carried out and there had been 184 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, and no deaths. Gibraltar also has its own track and trace app, which has been operative for several weeks. The fact that the virus has