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Strikers return to work at upscale Spanish hotel with agreement to reduce workloads & precarious jobs

24 September 2018 News
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Housekeepers and valets at the Hotel Be Live Experience in Lanzarote (Canary Islands) ended their ongoing industrial action on September 6 with a vote in favor of a pre-agreement that establishes a negotiated framework for reducing the intolerable workload on housekeepers, guarantees more hours to valets and establishes more permanent positions. The pre-agreement is to take effect immediately, failing which the strike committee is empowered to resume industrial action.
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The strike received extensive media coverage and effectively spotlighted the disastrous impact of the 2012 labour market 'reform', which paved the way for an epidemic of outsourcing and precarious jobs.
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