By Cathy Elelman • 13 January 2020 • 19:31
TALKS: The ASHAL hospitality sector association underlined the demand for staff in high season.
CREDIT: Subdelegacion del Gobierno en Almeria
THE Costa Almeria hospitality trade highlighted the issue of peak season staff requirements at a meeting with the Government Sub-delegate in Almeria to discuss the provincial sector’s demands.
Representatives of the ASHAL association for the provincial hotel and catering trade told Manuel de la Fuente they would like to see Social Security process the register of workers on bank holidays due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstances, with the obligation of regularizing their situation on the first working day.
The sector requested among other measures, some of which the Sub-delegation said come under the responsibility of the Junta de Andalucia, the incorporation into law of the European regulation which regulates catering establishments’ working hours, underlining the sector’s need for staff, especially in high season.
ASHAL currently represents 500 businesses, among them hotels, hostels, campsites, restaurants, bars, discos and pubs.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
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