04/04/2017 - 18:31

Public leadership for more competitive funeral services

Funeral services. Progress continues to be made on creating a public funeral service which has an impact on the sector and changes the collective perception that death is a pricey business.

27/03/2017 - 13:45

Declaration in favour of responsible and sustainable public procurement

Work. Barcelona City Council, the PIMEC and the UGT and CCOO trade unions in Catalonia all stress the importance of public tender processes in improving social and labour conditions.

26/03/2017 - 15:26

Homage to the residents of shantytowns in El Carmel and Can Baró

Memory. The plaque unveiled in the Horta-Guinardó district is the tenth of its kind to be put up since October 2015, remembering the residents of Barcelona’s shantytown neighbourhoods.

Col·legi Economistes
24/03/2017 - 16:23

Calls for social dialogue to back a minimum wage for the city

Economy. The municipal government has pledged to work towards a minimum wage above 1,000 euros and is calling for collective dialogue to make it possible.

24/03/2017 - 16:06

Mercabarna celebrates its 50th anniversary

Mercabarna. The inaugural act for the 50th anniversary of the wholesale food market kicks off celebrations which include different actions to explain the relevance of the facility.

23/03/2017 - 16:02

Diomcoop is born, a cooperative about sales, services and dignity

Social economy. The project, made up of members of the sub-Saharan community who formerly operated as unauthorised street vendors, will sell local fair trade products at fairs and markets.

Nou Barris
20/03/2017 - 13:54

A boost for labour insertion among young people with mental disorders

Employment. The support centres will start operating in May and provide help for 150 young people between the ages of 16 and 35 in the districts of Sant Andreu, Sant Martí and Nou Barris.

18/03/2017 - 13:08

New policies to boost agro-ecological farming and the sale of local produce

Food sovereignty. The new municipal strategy aims to steer the city towards food sovereignty.

15/03/2017 - 16:59

An exhibition to uphold the memory of the Mercat del Born

Memory. ‘Born. Memòria d’un mercat’ covers the history and activity at the market, as well as calling for citizens to contribute with records, experiences and images.

13/03/2017 - 17:51

How to control and reduce energy consumption

Energy. Coinciding with World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March, the OMIC is offering two free workshops on consumers’ energy rights.

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