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Rajoy, reform and the burden of employment expectations

Rajoy's reform makes firing cheaper, but will it create jobs?

The government says its labour market reform will tackle the country’s soaring jobless rate, but it could be some time before the benefits are felt in the Spanish economy.

February 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Jobless in Spain: a personal viewpoint

Getting a job in Spain is hard enough, but once in a company, it can feel like you're efforts are not being valued.

As the Rajoy government unveils its labour market reform, one of the country’s recently unemployed workers wonders whether something other than the law needs to change.

February 10th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

With almost five million out of work, Spain’s unemployment crisis rages on

Some of Spain's nearly 5 million unemployed.

The number of people out of work in Spain hit a new record high in the first quarter of the year, but the government insists it will not surpass the five million mark. It made a similar prediction in 2009 – and was quickly proven wrong. Is this a case of history repeating itself?

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in Business, Featured | Read More »

Saving the pension system

Plans to raise the pension age to 67 have been met with anger and disbelief, but Spain’s demographics and its economic woes have made pension reform – painful as it may be – inevitable.

February 9th, 2010 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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