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Education & Employment news & information for Girona province

Education/Work Mon, Sep 22, 2008

Builder killed in lift shaft tragedy

A 59-year-old man from Quart (Girona) died this morning after being hit on the head by a freight elevator filled with rubble on a construction site in Lloret de Mar shortly before 10am. It seems that the man was working...

Education/Work Mon, Jul 21, 2008

English summer camp staff detained for bullying

Two British tutors on an English summer camp for Spanish children on a campsite in Tossa de Mar (Girona), and a third man, have been arrested amid allegations of bullying and drunken behaviour. IW (26), RS (24) and AP,...

Education/Work Tue, Nov 27, 2007

Worker dies in Girona tunnel accident

A 57 year old man from Oursense province in Galicia was killed at around 1am this morning inside the new Bracons tunnel under construction in the borough (comarca) of Garrotxa in Girona province. It seems that the man...

Education/Work Wed, Apr 18, 2007

Man killed in building site fall

A 40 year old man was killed and two of his colleagues were injured at around 11am this morning as they were renovating an old building on the calle Pi i Maragall in Figueras. The three men were working on an...

Education/Work Tue, Jan 16, 2007

Waitress sacked for refusing abortion

A pregnant woman employed by a "well-known restaurant in the centre of Girona" was denied an extension to her contract after she refused to bow to her employers' demands to have an abortion, according to a...

Security guard killed by rock fall at tunnel site
Education/Work Tue, Nov 15, 2005

Security guard killed by rock fall at tunnel site

The body of a security guard was recovered from beneath a number of large rocks which fell on top of him and his companion at around 10pm last night. The body of the second man was found at 6.30am this morning, around...

Education/Work Fri, May 21, 2004

Panasonic vacuum cleaner factory to close, leaving 216...

The Panasonic vacuum cleaner factory in Celrà (Girona) will close before December, leaving 216 people without a job. This decision was announced today by the company’s directors, who have been accused by trades union...