Category "SLB News, Events & Campaigns"

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New law for autónomo workers in Spain: now active!

A while back we reported on the formulation of a new law for autónomo workers in Spain (autónomos are officially registered freelancers). Well, it took a while but a good part of that bill has now passed into law, with more elements […]

Lights, camera … action research!

On Saturday November 25th in Barcelona, SLB’s Tom Flaherty is hosting an interactive workshop on action research – please see the foot of this post for more details and a registration form. Here Tom explains what he understands by the […]

Know your rights: interview with Heiko Puechel, CCOO

In SLB we believe that it’s crucial to know your rights as a language teacher in the private sector in Catalunya. To clear up some topics such as the role of unions, the convenios and the right to collective bargaining […]

SLB: against state violence, for democracy, on strike

The cooperative SLB expresses its unconditional rejection of the state violence employed at many polling stations yesterday in Catalonia and particularly in our home of Barcelona, as well as of the curtailment of fundamental rights like freedom of expression and […]

A Gran Fondo For A Grand Cause

Myles Klynhout, SLB English teacher and (rather) amateur cyclist, talks about his two-wheeled fund-raising efforts for Salut Mental Catalunya. The Barcelona Gran Fondo The Barcelona Gran Fondo is a gruelling 132 km circular cycle ride, with over 2000 meters of […]

Why I joined the Cooperativa de Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona

SLB member Ben Nazer shares his thoughts on why he decided to join. Joining Cooperativa de Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona Most members of Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona (SLB) are freelance language professionals, based unsurprisingly in Barcelona. I work in Madrid as […]

Why I joined the Cooperativa de Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona

SLB’s newest member James Venner shares his thoughts on why he decided to join. Joining Cooperativa de Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona To give you a more complete picture of why I joined the Cooperativa de Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona (SLB), perhaps it’s […]