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Education & Employment news & information for Castile and Leon

'Salamanca: City of Spanish' promotes language-learning at Durham University
Education/Work Mon, Nov 7, 2016

'Salamanca: City of Spanish' promotes language...

WHILE most of Spain is promoting itself as a top tourism destination at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, representatives from the Castilla y León city of Salamanca have headed further north – to Durham...

Education/Work Thu, Jan 29, 2009

400 jobs to go at Renault's Palencia plant

Multinational car manufacturer, Renault, has announced that it will be cutting its third shift as a direct result of the 'consistent downward trend in the European market'. In a statement issued to the press,...

Education/Work Thu, May 29, 2008

Heart op boy dies during gym class

A 16 year old boy, who underwent heart surgery during infancy, died of a heart attack today during a gym class at the Senara Institute in Babilafuente (Salamanca). The tragedy occurred at around 11am this morning when...

Immigrant worker dies in warehouse roof collapse
Education/Work Mon, Mar 24, 2008

Immigrant worker dies in warehouse roof collapse

A Bulgarian man was killed and two of his co-workers were seriously injured when the roof of a warehouse they were in the process of renovating, collapsed in on top of them yesterday in León province. The incident...

Education/Work Tue, Jan 15, 2008

Schoolgirl killed during sweet factory trip

A 9 year old girl died today after banging her head on a pallet after being knocked down by a machine at a sweet factory in Arenas de San Pedro (Avila). The girl had been taking part in an eagerly-awaited school trip....

Education/Work Fri, Nov 3, 2006

Father demands action after bullies break daughter's leg

The father of the 13 year old girl who had one of her legs broken in three places by a gang of three bullies as she was leaving the Virgen de la Encina Secondary School in Ponferrada (León) on the 25th October, is...

Education/Work Tue, Aug 1, 2006

Court orders equal pay for female employee

The Supreme Tribunal of Justice of Castilla León has ratified the ruling of Valladolid Social court that the Valladolid Motor company should pay a female employee the same salary as male counterparts doing exactly the...

Two men electrocuted at Iberdrola station
Education/Work Sat, Mar 11, 2006

Two men electrocuted at Iberdrola station

Two employees of the Elecnor company, which is contracted by Iberdrola, died last Thursday after being electrocuted at an Iberdrola transformation centre in Valladolid (photo). Two other men (aged 48 and 56) were...