Strike called off in Málaga

The threatened indefinite strike by employees of the Málaga municipal cleaning company Limasa, due to start at 06:00 on Good Friday, has been called off at the last moment after the Mayor, Francisco de la Torre, signed an agreement in principle.

El Coronil strike is over

After seventy-one days of strike action, which caused several public health alerts, the industrial action by rubbish collectors in El Coronil, Sevilla, is over.

Agreement in principle to avert strike by cleaning staff in Málaga

After seven hours of discussions, Málaga Council, unions and the municipal cleaning company Limasa have reached an agreement in principle which would see the proposed strike over Easter called off. However, this must be ratified by the employees of Limasa and a meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday.

Isofoton workers on strike

Workers at Isofoton in Málaga have begun the first of five days of strikes in protest at the company’s proposal to lay off 380 of it’s 657 employees at the factory. Pickets have been at the gates to prevent access to the factory.

No progress in talks to avert strike in Málaga

Eight hours and forty minutes of talks on Sunday between the Mayor of Málaga, Francisco de la Torre, and unions representing the workers of the municipal cleaning company Limasa failed to yield results and it looks like an indefinite strike planned for March 22nd, the start of Easter Week, will go ahead.

Clean-up in El Coronil

The public company TRAGSA (Transformación Agraria) has, for the second time, cleaned up the town of El Coronil in Sevilla due to a declared public health risk from uncollected rubbish, carrying out the work under the protection of some ninety Guardia Civil officers.

Public health risk in El Coronil, Sevilla

The Ministry of Health and Welfare has declared the existence of a public health risk in all areas of the municipality of El Coronil, Sevilla province, due to the accumulation of uncollected rubbish as a result of the strike by cleaning staff. The strike began on January 8th 2013.

Health risks in El Coronil, Sevilla

After 35 days of strikes by the rubbish collectors in El Coronil, Sevilla, three hundred tons of garbage is piled up on the streets and the Ministry of Health has detected eight new areas  where there is a ‘health risk’.

The clean-up begins in Sevilla

The strike by employees of Lipasam, the municipal cleaning service in Sevilla, is over after an agreement was reached on Thursday evening. The unions have accepted a 3.6% pay cut. It is expected to take a week before all the accumulated rubbish is removed from the streets.

Public health risk in El Coronil, Sevilla

The Health and Welfare Department of the Junta de Anadalucia has declared a public health risk in the municipality of El Coronil, Sevilla province, where the rubbish collection service has been on strike since January 9th 2013.