By John Smith • 06 March 2020 • 11:48
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HOPING to assist workers and employers to fully understand their rights and obligations now that Coronavirus is spreading, the Spanish Ministry of Labour and Social Security has published a guide.
It immediately caused confusion amongst employers and argument between PSOE and Podemos coalition partners which has not helped the situation.
Lawyers say that the contents of the document are based on existing laws although and there is nothing really new contained in the document there is a suggestion that workers could decide to stop work due to “serious and imminent” of risk of contagion which has employers up in arms.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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