Years of worker lawsuits cost town hall €1m

Latest case sparks removal of current PP councillor from Mancomunidad post

Deputy mayor Maribel Tocón at the council meeting where PP councillor Margarita del Cid was removed from her role at the Mancomunidad association of western Costa del Sol town halls

TORREMOLINOS town hall announced last week that worker lawsuits over wrongful dismissal, discrimination against union members or workplace harassment, all during previous administrations, will end up costing the municipal coffers more than €1 million.

Officials cited some 15 lawsuits from the years 2001 to 2015, taking in several Partido Popular administrations, all led by the then mayor, Pedro Fernández Montes.

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