Average Balearics salary below the national figure
An explanation for this lower average is the high number of employees on 'fijo discontinuo' contracts.
A waiter in Menorca
Good prospects for the tourism season, but the start will be uneven across Mallorca.
Three-speed tourism reactivation will affect employees return to work
Tourism reactivation will vary from resort to resort.
Balearic government meeting with business and union leaders
Meeting between government, business and union representatives on Monday.
Government wants 'fijo discontinuo' staff back at work in April
A good number of 'fijo discontinuo' employees will be back at work in March, but the government wants them all to be back no later than Easter.
Record number of 'fijo discontinuo' employees were working in October
Some 90,000 employees with fijo discontinuo contracts in the Balearics.
380 million euros of furlough aid for 'fijo discontinuo' employees
The latest extension to ERTE is until the end of February 2022.
Mallorca bars and restaurants subject to restrictions
Restaurants associations want direct financial aid from the government.
Hospitality mixed response to "fijo discontinuo" bonuses for 2021
Bars and restaurants that open all year don't have "fijo discontinuo" employees.
President Armengol of the Balearics and the national minister of employment, Yolanda Díaz
Francina Armengol and Yolanda Díaz in Palma on Tuesday.
"Fijo discontinuo" bonuses to be extended until October 2021
Some 83,000 workers in the Balearics have "fijo discontinuo" contracts.
Government hails historic agreement for 'fijo discontinuo' workers
There is to be an extraordinary benefit for employees with fijo discontinuo contracts.
Fijo discontinuo "bonuses" to last until October
The fijo discontinuo social security bonuses should allow more hotels to open.
Temporary layoffs for some 400,000 employees in the Balearics
Businesses are concerned about a stipulation once employees return to work.
Fijo discontinuo employees guaranteed unemployment benefit
Almost 80,000 employees had yet to be called back to work.
Record "fijo discontinuo" employment in the Balearics
A positive aspect of fijo discontinuo is that there are more employees with this type of contract actively working in the low season.
Spanish government will "strengthen" Thomas Cook measures
"It is essential that Spain attracts 'a quality British tourist'."
Employment incentives following Thomas Cook collapse
The government hopes to encourage active employment and recruitment.
Tourism industry alarm at state budget failure
The low-season 50% cut in social security contributions for "fijo discontinuo" employees is likely to cease.
Comment: And for those not returning to work?
The special Covid benefits regime for fijo discontinuo employees ends today.
Andrew Ede31/03/2022 09:53