Spain - Tourism workers march for new collective agreement - June 30, 2018

Over one thousand tourism workers marched more than 60 kilometres from Marbella to Malaga on 22-25 May in support of their demand for a new collective agreement. The collective agreement expired in December 2017. Negotiations in 2017 didn’t lead to anything with both parties being miles apart from each other. The employer is insisting on weakening employment rights and increasing outsourcing and precarious employment. Unions on the other hand, are demanding pay increases. They say the sector generates high profits while wages and conditions have deteriorated dramatically for many workers. The unions are planning further action to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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