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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

13:50

Local

Hearing centres ask for donations of snorkelling masks to help fight coronavirus

SUR IN ENGLISH

workers, thanks to pieces made by a 3D printer. Dr Francisco López Navas at the Virgen de las Nieves hospital in Granada developed the idea using a printer provided by the OírT hearing centre group originally to make ear pieces. Now it is being used to ... produce adapters to convert these popular masks into face shields for health workers on the coronavirus frontline. "We are asking people to donate the masks; we've purchased two more 3D printers and they are churning out the adapter pieces," said Alfonso

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

17:31

Local

An anonymous donor provides 150 protective suits for hospital staff in Malaga

FERNANDO TORRES

...she didn't want their identity to be known, saying "it's the health workers who are visible, not me". The protective clothing was delivered to the hospital on Wednesday in a fleet of police vehicles, shortly before 8pm, the time at which people all ... over Spain go out onto their balconies or stand at their windows to cheer and applaud the country's health workers. It was a moment which will be remembered forever by many of those present: the police officers applauded and sounded the sirens of

17:29

Local

Keeping spirits up, at a safe distance

R. APARICIO / E. REQUENA / F. GUTIÉRREZ

Applause at 8pm for health workers during this global pandemic is now a regular occurrence across the nation. But some communities are taking it one step further and are making good use of their only connection to their outdoor world: their

14:35

Local

More than a thousand Covid-19 cases now confirmed in Malaga province

Ángel Escalera

...patients, 387 up on Thursday's figure, and 144 deaths, ten more in 24 hours. In Malaga 197 of the coronavirus patients are health workers, 872 in Andalucía, according to Friday's figures. The figure for Spain as a whole had gone up to 64,059 coronavirus ... cases diagnosed up to Friday, with 4,858 deaths. Recovered patients around the country now number 9,857. The number of health workers infected with the virus in Spain has doubled in three days with a total of 9,444. Contingency plan in Andalucía

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

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.

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

18:13

LifeStyle

Local charities step up to help the vulnerable during coronavirus crisis

Tony Bryant

...over the age of 70. Social workers will call daily to perform individualised attention and will also inform of any developments concerning the state of alarm. In a bid to minimise the risk of contagion among the elderly, volunteers will offer to collect

18:54

National

Firms queue up to submit ERTE layoff requests as government announces financial aid

SUR

...including helping businesses pay Social Security for laid-off workers. But the minister added that she would study each request for an ERTE to avoid misuse of the system. Firms putting in applications this week included Seat which wants to send its almost ... 15,000 car workers home for five to six weeks. Adolfo Domínguez said that it would ask for an ERTE for its 728 staff after closing 188 of its clothing shops. Burger King and Iberia were also among firms that asked to stand down staff. In Malaga, ... components firm Fujitsu Ten fell back on its expected ERTE and hotels are expected to follow. Self-employed unhappy There was initial disappointment among "autonómos" (self-employed workers) affected by the crisis, that the government was not going to

18:23

Gibraltar

Gibraltar increases preventive measures and steps up preparations for new cases

Debbie Bartlett

...provide a safe environment for extended hours for the children of workers who are not otherwise able to make safe alternative childcare arrangements without involving relatives over 70 years of age. Currently, two people in Gibraltar have recovered ... residents, cross-frontier workers and those will documented justification could enter the country that way. This, of course, meant that workers from Spain would be able to cross into and out of Gibraltar. But then there were rumours that the border guards

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

17:52

Local

Costa's hotels set to close, leaving 12,000 people unemployed

Pilar Martínez

...the Federation of Hotel Employers of Andalucía, Luis Callejón Suñé. However, with Monday's exodus to the area's airport, it is now only a matter of days until the 500 hotel establishments, which total 78,000 beds and employ about 12,000 workers in a ... month like March, will close. Hostels and aparthotels push the total up to 854 lodgings, with more than 100,000 beds and around 14,000 workers, according to data provided by the head of CC OO, Lola Villalba, who believes that Tuesday will signal the

15:13

Local

Supermarkets limit customer numbers to reduce coronavirus spread

juan soto

...ensure that safe distances (at least one metre) between customers and workers were respected. Privately-hired security guards will oversee and control a queue outside the establishments in which customers must wait one metre apart while they wait their

14:07

Gibraltar

Gibraltar government advises residents not to travel to Spain

Debbie Bartlett

Gibraltar government issued a statement calling on: “All Gibraltarians resident in Spain and … all cross frontier workers to familiarise themselves with the terms of the said Decree and the effect that the restrictions on movement might have on them". ... we can to support our healthcare workers by following their advice, staying at home and not going to the hospital or Primary Care Centre with these symptoms unless specifically instructed to do so. This could save the life of someone you love. "If ... continued, "Additionally, cross frontier workers are recommended to check with their employers to determine whether their places of work will be operating on Monday at all. The Government of Gibraltar has made further statements on restrictions of businesses

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

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.

12:50

What to do

Around the galleries

Denise Bush

...entitled Au Cirque. A selection of these prints will be on display until June. Russian Museum Malaga. Edificio Tabacalera, Avda Sor Teresa Prat. The annual exhibition is entitled ‘Saints, Queens and Workers. The temporary shows ‘Nikolai Roerich.

12:10

Local

Brighter news for two local firms amid ongoing coronavirus uncertainty

NURIA TRIGUERO MALAGA

Amid the uncertainty over how workers should react to coronavirus, there was good news for two local firms this week after they took exceptional steps in response to the crisis a few days earlier. Fujitsu Ten in Malaga, part of the Japanese

00:51

Local

From bunker boss to 'Spiderman'

JUAN CANO / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

...the hardest of all, is that of the six Ukrainian workers, who flew into Malaga Airport from their homeland and, as soon as they set foot on Spanish soil, were whisked off in a van to the estate which at first sight appeared to be attractive and ... off all natural light. It very nearly became their gravestone. The Ukrainians, all former workers in tobacco factories, knew exactly how to use the old packaging machine which had been dismantled in Poland and bought by the organisation on the black ... Soho district of Malaga, with views over the port. Police raid on illegal cigarette factory unearths six suffocating workers However 'Dobbo' knew that his luck could change any day, and that is why, when officers from the Guardia Civil's

21:00

Local

Ericsson bans its 200 staff from PTA tech park over coronavirus fears

francisco gutiérrez / ángel escalera

In a sign of global panic over coronavirus spreading to the Costa, mobile communications giant Ericsson told 200 staff at its Malaga PTA tech park offices to work from home on Wednesday. Bosses feared that one of the workers might have been

13:18

Opinion

Reforming the reforms

Mark Nayler

Spain’s new leftist government has made its first amendment to the controversial labour laws introduced by Mariano Rajoy in 2012. Announced by labour minister Yolanda Díaz this week, the reform will make it less easy for companies to fire workers ... The PSOE-Podemos alliance, then, has done well to reverse a piece of legislation that was indifferent to workers’ welfare. The reforms introduced by Rajoy at the height of the economic crisis were designed to make life easier and cheaper for ... companies, not to consolidate the stability or rights of employees. They were also backed last October by Spain’s Constitutional Court, which ruled that employers could sack ill workers even if they produced a medical note from their doctor. Rajoy’s 2012

12:43

Local

Withdrawal Agreement leaves plenty up in the air

Jennie Rhodes brexit

workers. He is concerned that extra paperwork could make him "uncompetitive" and lose out on contracts as he may need extra time to apply for visas, or even simply not be eligible for work as he is no longer an EU citizen. "If the [future trade] agreement ... existing EU family reunification rights. After that, those people will be "subject to UK immigration laws." Cross border workers can still work in other countries as long as they return to their host country every day, or at least once a week.

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

15:25

Opinion

Keeping everyone happy

Mark Nayler

...a quarter of the country's workforce is on temporary contracts. In fact, Spain has the highest number of temporary workers in the EU and in 2017, around 60% of the contracts they signed were for six months or less. Such positions are of much more

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

19:12

Opinion

Take my advice

Mark Nayler

Mariano Rajoy's labour market reforms well alone. Introduced by the then-Conservative prime minister in 2012, at the height of the crisis, the changes enabled companies to cut their costs at the expense of workers' stability. The legacy of these ... government - whose Employment Minister is a member of the Spanish Communist Party - that has vowed to repeal Rajoy's reforms and make life better for workers. In other words, it is not likely to be heeded. Meanwhile, Philip Alston, the UN's Special

18:02

Local

More staff hired to end delay in ITV vehicle-test appointments

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

...of staff on temporary contracts. Appointments have been easier to get at testing centres in Malaga province over the last week. The problem arose when some 400 workers across Andalucía didn't have their temporary contracts renewed at the end of last

13:48

National

Farmers protest in Madrid over low prices affecting their livelihoods

LUCÍA PALACIOS

...below the cost of production. They claim that others in the supply chain, including the large supermarkets, are making excessive profit at their expense. "Agriculture workers don't want politics. We've been in a crisis for 40 years and we want fair