The General Confederation of Labour union (CGT) is to launch a legal appeal against their dismissals.
The Independent reports:
Despite continuing to collect their wages from the Jerez de la Frontera authority in Andalusia, southern Spain, a driver and gardener could have been skipping since the turn of the millennium.
Concerns were initially raised among human resources officials after it was found the pair had collected their pay but had not worked from January 2015 until May 31, 2016. Further investigation of records revealed neither had done a day’s work in 15 years.
The council said in a statement: “Two representatives of the General Confederation of Labour union (CGT) have gone years without coming to work.