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Education & Employment news & information for Costa de la Luz

Employee on hunger strike over five months without pay
Education/Work Sat, Dec 19, 2009

Employee on hunger strike over five months without pay

AN employee has gone on a hunger strike in protest over himself and his colleagues not having been paid for five months. Luis Miguel Gómez has not eaten since Tuesday and has locked himself in the building of Nature...

Huelva shipyard workers blockade city again
Education/Work Tue, Oct 13, 2009

Huelva shipyard workers blockade city again

Workers from the Huelva shipyard Astilleros de Huelva, and its two sister companies, Nueva Lima and Instalaciones Industriales Navales de Huelva (IINH), built blockades on two bridges this morning, cutting off access to...

Immigrant fruit picker gives birth in ambulance
Education/Work Tue, Mar 11, 2008

Immigrant fruit picker gives birth in ambulance

A 30 year old Moroccan woman whose waters broke yesterday afternoon as she was picking strawberries on a farm near Lepe, gave birth in an ambulance en route to Huelva's Infanta Elena Hospital after being initially...

Delphi workers start protest march to Sevilla
Education/Work Tue, May 15, 2007

Delphi workers start protest march to Sevilla

150 workers from the Delphi factory in Puerto Real (Cádiz) set out on a 120km march to Sevilla yesterday morning to demand a solution almost three months after its American owners announced that the plant would be sold...

Junta lends weight to Delphi closure campaign
Education/Work Tue, Feb 27, 2007

Junta lends weight to Delphi closure campaign

The regional government of Andalucía and the UGT and CCOO trade unions agreed yesterday to form a "common front" with workers at the Delphi car components factory in Puerto Real (Cádiz) that is threatened with...

Teenage boy stabbed protecting brother
Education/Work Fri, Sep 23, 2005

Teenage boy stabbed protecting brother

A 16 year old boy was stabbed with a small knife in the playground of the Instituto Antonio Machado (photo) in La Línea de la Concepción (Cádiz) yesterday as he tried to prevent an attack by two boys on his 12 year...

New SEPI proposal sparks further Izar protests
Education/Work Sat, Oct 16, 2004

New SEPI proposal sparks further Izar protests

The second plan proposed by the State Industrial Holdings Company (SEPI) has been overwhelmingly rejected by Izar workers across Spain, and sparked fresh violent demonstrations at the San Fernando shipyard in Cádiz...

Izar shipyard dispute rumbles on in Cádiz
Education/Work Tue, Sep 14, 2004

Izar shipyard dispute rumbles on in Cádiz

Workers from the San Fernando Izar factory closed the N-IV and blocked the railway from 8.30-11am to demand job security guarantees following a recent restructuring of the company´s commercial and military operations....

Izar shipbuilders granted millionaire contract
Education/Work Thu, Jun 10, 2004

Izar shipbuilders granted millionaire contract

Andalucía regional government will employ Izar naval group to build two passenger catamarans, with a capacity for 150 people, to cover the Cádiz-El Puerto de Santa María route from Spring 2005. The Junta wants these...

Acerinox strike continues
Education/Work Thu, Feb 26, 2004

Acerinox strike continues

Workers at the Acerinox factory in Los Barrios (Cádiz) have turned down the latest offer by directors to take up negotiations of the general wages agreement again under some minimum changes. Therefore the indefinite...

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