These sex workers are fighting for union rights, leaving Spanish feminists conflicted

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These sex workers are fighting for union rights, leaving Spanish feminists conflicted 2019-12-13 [The Times]

Workers demand job guarantees and clear strategy from thyssenkrupp 2019-12-04 [IndustriALL]

EFJ/IFJ back RTVE’s decision not to broadcast football Super Cup in Saudi Arabia 2019-11-28 [EFJ]

IndustriALL renews global agreement with Siemens Gamesa 2019-11-26 [IndustriALL]

Women's football: Spain's top players on strike over pay dispute 2019-11-17 [BBC]

IndustriALL and Inditex create a global union committee 2019-11-13 [IndustriALL]

Political party VOX bans access to several media on election weekend 2019-11-11 [EFJ]

Bolivia debe confirmar el resultado de las elecciones sin injerencias externas 2019-11-01 [UGT]

Women Footballers in Spain's Primera Division Vote in Favour of Strike Over Pay & Rights 2019-10-23 [90 Minutos]

Footballers in Spain's top women's division to go on strike 2019-10-23 [The Telegraph]

ETUC tells Spanish government not to sacrifice workers’ health 2019-10-23 [ETUC]

Journalists’ manifesto: Without journalism, there is no democracy 2019-10-23 [EFJ]

Spanish union leaders occupy Endesa offices 2019-10-22 [IndustriALL]

Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests 2019-10-19 [Reuters]

Catalonia protests: Marches and general strike paralyze Barcelona 2019-10-18 [BBC]

Catalonia: EFJ and IFJ demand an investigation into police violence against journalists 2019-10-16 [EFJ]

Madrid City Council ends local radio broadcasting 2019-10-07 [EFJ]

The ongoing struggle to end gender-based violence in Spain 2019-10-02 [Equal Times]

Iberia Ground Staff goes on Four-day Strike 2019-09-22 [Prensa Latina]

Several journalists targeted while reporting demonstrations 2019-09-13 [EFJ]

Ryanair to shut four Spanish base next year -union 2019-08-24 [Canada.com]

Burger King beard ban infringes workers' rights, says Catalonia 2019-08-01 [The Guardian]

Nehawu to demonstrate at Moroccan, Spanish embassies and Parliament 2019-07-30 [ANA/IOL]

Madrid court rules Deliveroo couriers are employees, not freelancers 2019-07-23 [Canada.com]

Ibiza hotel maids to go on strike leaving rooms unclean & beds unchanged 2019-07-17 [The Express]

'Hotels fear us': How Spain's chambermaids are fighting subcontract exploitation 2019-07-07 [The Local]

Rail workers set to strike on Monday July 15 during busy summer period 2019-07-06 [Euro Weekly News]

Fresh abuse claims from women picking strawberries in Spain for UK market 2019-06-30 [The Guardian]

Unions fight to reinstate hotel housekeepers dismissed for demanding rights and recognition 2019-06-07 [IUF]

Woman reportedly commits suicide after co-workers circulate sex video 2019-06-01 [The Citizen]

Firefighters protest prison for resuing refugees 2019-05-12 [FBU]

Ruling PSOE says it will outlaw prostitution if it wins this month’s general election 2019-04-19 [Euro Weekly]

How strikes in Spain could ruin your Easter travel plans 2019-04-09 [The Local]

Airports face indefinite strike from April 20 2019-04-06 [The Express]

Las limpiadoras paralizan la huelga hasta abril tras cobrar los pagos pendientes 2019-03-15 [20 Minutos]

‘Salvados’ Reveals Harsh Reality for Moroccan Seasonal Workers in Spain 2019-03-12 [MWN]

Inside Spain's Radical, Union-Led Women's Strike 2019-03-10 [Splinter]

Protesters demonstrate for gender equality in cities across Spain on International Women’s Day 2019-03-08 [Euro Weekly]

'Don't speak in my name': Women's Day exposes Spain's social divisions 2019-03-08 [Reuters]

#InternationalWomensDay celebrated around the world 2019-03-08 [TRT]

On International Women’s Day, Spain plans strikes and more than 500 protests 2019-03-08 [El Pais]

2 Minute Loo Breaks: Workers in Spain ‘threatened with dismissal’ if they take longer 2019-03-05 [Euro Weekly]

Government Approves Measures To Foster Equality At Work 2019-03-05 [Eurasia Review]

African migrants survive in ‘The Cemetery’ to work in the fields and greenhouses of Andalucía 2019-03-05 [Equal Times]

La Alianza por el Autoconsumo considera que presenta alegaciones para la mejora de la propuesta de Real Decreto que regula el autoconsumo con energías renovables 2019-02-11 [CCOO]

Orihuela given 20 days to avoid strike by Bin Men 2019-02-09 [The Leader]

 VIDEO  Anti-Uber taxi protest in Madrid 2019-02-07 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

CAF rejects tender for Jerusalem 's railway as it traverses '67 border 2019-02-07 [Ma'an News]

Thousands of Spaniards protest for better pensions in Madrid 2019-02-03 [AP]

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This month in labour history

9-12-1925 Pablo Iglesias dies. Known as father of Spanish socialism: founded Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) & UGT union. [more]

14-12-1988 24 hour General Strike by UGT and CCOO unions. [more]

16-12-1930 A general strike begins the revolution that will overthrow the monarchy and replace it with the Second Spanish Republic. [more]