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Education & Employment news and information for Spain

Education/Work Sun, Jan 24, 2016

Altadis workers stage 4,000-strong protest over factory...

THOUSANDS of campaigners have joined a protest against the planned closure of the Altadis cigarette factory in Logroño, in the northern region of La Rioja. Hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs could go in an area with...

Education/Work Tue, Jan 12, 2016

British Italian restaurant chain seeks 300 Spanish chefs

AN ITALIAN restaurant chain in the UK is seeking up to 300 chefs – from Spain. Linkers, one of the largest eatery franchises in Britain and with over 25 years' experience in serving great Italian food, has nearly...

Education/Work Sat, Jan 2, 2016

Bank holidays for 2016 confirmed

TWELVE bank holidays fall on working days in 2016, of which eight are national, according to the official calendar published today by the General Directorate of Employment. Seven public holidays are non-negotiable and...

Education/Work Thu, Nov 26, 2015

Burkha ban in schools upsets Melilla's opposition

OPPOSITION members of the regional government in Melilla have criticised a covert 'burkha ban' in schools in the Spanish-owned city-province on the northern Moroccan coast. Signs have been put up in schools in...

Education/Work Fri, Oct 23, 2015

School's out in the Canary Islands

CHILDREN in the Canary Islands will get a day off today (Friday) as the regional government has declared that all schools will be shut due to torrential rain forecast. Some already had yesterday (Thursday) off as local...

Education/Work Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Should education be mandatory up to age 18? Political...

SPAIN'S government and its main opposition party are considering making education compulsory until the age of 18 inclusive – although they have very different views about how this should be done. The socialists,...

Education/Work Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Workers picket over Vodafone and ONO redundancies

A SERIES of pickets by employees of Vodafone and ONO started yesterday (Monday) and will run until Wednesday over plans to make 1,159 workers redundant. According to one of Spain's main unions, the labourers'...

Education/Work Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Ski slopes in Teruel and Huesca seek 150 new employees

JOB applications are now being taken for anyone who wants to work the ski season on the slopes of Aragón. Around 150 vacancies – which may increase depending upon demand as the season progresses – are awaiting...

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