Airline charges job applicants for interviews

A Spanish budget airline has been heavily criticised for charging candidates who wish to work with them 60 Euros (£45) per interview.

With unemployment in Spain at 21%, the airline recently had 2,000 applicants applying for 250 positions. 

If they’d interviewed them all they would have made £90,000. 

A representative of Spanish trade union, USO, condemned this as:

“...a disgraceful and abusive new measure which only contributes to making it harder for people to access employment.”

A spokesperson for the airline wouldn’t comment on the controversy, merely stating that the company was “very pleased” with the selection process. 

As well they might be.

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