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Education & Employment news & information for Castile-La Mancha

'Social conscience': Cospedal to provide unpaid work experience for disabled youngsters
Education/Work Wed, Mar 27, 2013

'Social conscience': Cospedal to provide unpaid...

PRESIDENT of Castilla-La Mancha María Dolores de Cospedal has sparked outrage by 'offering' unpaid work experience in the regional government to young disabled people. Also Secretary-General of the PP at State...

Controversy as school takes meat off menu to mark Lent
Education/Work Thu, Feb 9, 2012

Controversy as school takes meat off menu to mark Lent

The headmistress of the Virgen de la Encina de Hoyo primary school in Manzanares has decided to take meat off the menu to mark the beginning of Lent. Parents of pupils at the school were informed of the decision by e...

Unpaid AVE construction workers down tools
Education/Work Thu, Jan 15, 2009

Unpaid AVE construction workers down tools

The work being carried out on the tracks of the AVE high speed train between Madrid and Valencia have been stopped on the stretch between Naharros and Torrejoncillo in Cuenca province as the workers have not received...

Education/Work Sat, Sep 20, 2008

Young dad dies in warehouse roof plunge

A 28-year-old man died last Thursday evening after falling from a warehouse roof in Fuente Álamo (Albacete) as he was installing solar panels. The victim, who was married with a young son, was originally from Murcia. A...

Education/Work Wed, Jul 9, 2008

Albacete tycoon arrested for demanding sex for jobs

A 37 year old man employed as an administrator at the AG Ruiz CB company in Albacete has been arrested for allegedly demanding to have sex with foreign women in exchange for job contracts, a spokesman for the National...

Education/Work Thu, May 22, 2008

Worker electrocuted on solar power farm

David Crespo Álvarez, a 32 year old man employed by the Elecnor company died at 9.30am yesterday of an electrical shock as he was working on a solar power farm owned by the Argasol company near Navacerrada, a small...

Education/Work Thu, Oct 18, 2007

Farmer's wife dies under wheels of onion picking machine

A 57 year old woman from San Clemente (Cuenca) died yesterday afternoon as she was harvesting onions with her husband on their farm in Villarrobledo (Albacete). The accident occurred shortly before 3.30pm when the...

2,000 indigent Rumanians set up camp outside Albacete village
Education/Work Fri, Aug 10, 2007

2,000 indigent Rumanians set up camp outside Albacete...

The mayor of La Herrera, a small village with a normal population of just 400, Pablo Escobar, has filed official complaints with a number of public institutions about a colony of around 2,000 Rumanian immigrant workers...

Education/Work Fri, Jun 16, 2006

Solderer dies in fuel tank blast

A 45 year old man employed by the Frevo chassis company died today in Villarrobledo (Albacete) when the fuel tank of a lorry he was soldering exploded. The accident, which occurred shortly after 9am this morning, left...

Education/Work Wed, Nov 9, 2005

18 year old dies on first day as construction worker

An 18 year old youth died today when he fell 30 metres down a lift shaft on his first day as a construction worker at a site in the town of Seseña (Toledo). He was employed by the Gestiones y Promociones Immobiliares...