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Education & Employment news & information for Rías Altas

Spain's longest-running worker to retire after 64 years
Education/Work Fri, Aug 16, 2019

Spain's longest-running worker to retire after 64 years

THE WOMAN who has paid into Spain's State pension pot the longest has finally announced her decision to retire. Dolores Agra Rodríguez, 78, or 'Loli' to friends and family, started work aged 14, meaning she...

'Sexist' advert for barmaid slammed online by hundreds
Education/Work Sun, Feb 14, 2016

'Sexist' advert for barmaid slammed online by...

AN ADVERT for a job in a bar in the province of A Coruña, Galicia has sparked so much outrage that the regional government has issued a statement condemning the wording. The sits vac post went viral on social networks...

Crew safe after English trawler goes down off Galicia
Education/Work Thu, Sep 18, 2008

Crew safe after English trawler goes down off Galicia

The sixteen-man Spanish and Portuguese crew of an English trawler based in A Coruña - the 'Shark' (photo) - that sank of the northwest coast of Spain this morning, are safe and well after being rescued from...

Rescuers recover missing barnacle picker's body
Education/Work Wed, Sep 3, 2008

Rescuers recover missing barnacle picker's body

The body of 40-year-old Roberto Ascariz, who went missing while picking barnacles (percebes) in A Coruña last Monday, was found yesterday lunchtime after an eight-hour search operation involving the Red Cross, the...

Education/Work Tue, Oct 9, 2007

Drunk bus driver had recently dropped off kids

Guardia Civil traffic police stopped a driver of a school minibus in a routine control yesterday evening who subsequently tested nearly seven times over the legal alcohol limit. In a roadside breath test, the man, who...

Education/Work Wed, May 11, 2005

Four workers found dead at Ferrol shipyard

Three men and a woman were found dead this morning at the Navantia shipyard in Ferrol. Three were cleaning out the tank of the "Roald Adumsen" frigate which is being built at the yard for the Norwegian navy...

Industrial accident prevention campaign caters for immigrant workers
Education/Work Mon, Sep 6, 2004

Industrial accident prevention campaign caters for...

According to the general director of Social Security organisation, Miguel Angel Díaz (photo, centre), this year´s campaign to prevent accidents in the workplace will cater specifically for immigrant workers. The...

Education/Work Wed, Feb 11, 2004

Domestic violence victims to be offered training and jobs

The Galicia Equality Service aims to provide training and find jobs for victims of domestic violence. More than fifteen women start a four week training course today which will enable them to find a job at the end of it...

Education/Work Wed, Dec 3, 2003

Barja elected new La Coruña University rector

Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science, José María Barja, has been elected new rector of La Coruña University. Barja, member of the "Nova Luce" group, received 57% of the vote, while the "Int@"...

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