Terrace in Menorca
Workers want to come but it is too expensive.
Seasonal workers in Mallorca being put off by cost of accommodation
Salaries in the hospitality sector are among the highest in Spain.
"Crazy" holiday villa prices, while seasonal workers can't afford accommodation
Very different property markets, but an indication of the great contrasts.
Mallorca and the difficulties with finding seasonal workers
Hospitality, retail, distribution, agriculture - all experiencing problems with attracting workers.
Workers from the mainland reactivating rental market
Seasonal workers are not experiencing previous problems with finding places to rent.
Brexit and Magalluf
"There is a lot of Brexit small print and some of it could effect seasonal workers.."
Seasonal workers without work in Majorca
Over 8,000 seasonal workers normally come to the Balearics from the mainland.
Mainland worker numbers increasing
The Balearics have long attracted more seasonal workers than the number of workers leaving the Balearics to go to other regions.
Balearics battling the seasonal accommodation crisis
"Usually I've been able to find a house. This time I'm waiting to see two rooms. I can't get anything else."
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