Threat of industrial action marks May Day


Union leaders have warned of an autumn of discontent if an agreement cannot be reached this month with business representatives over salary rises.

They noted that negotiations remain locked in stalemate while rising prices have meant that low-paid workers are struggling to get to the end of the month.

May Day marches were held in the principal cities of the country on Monday and government ministers attended the largest of them in Madrid, where up to 60,000 people walked from the Gran Vía to the Plaza de España.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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