Mondays in the Sun

Posted on January 3, 2013


All throughout the end of the ’90s and the early ’00s, shipyard workers in ports across Spain, from Cadiz to Gijon, blocked highways, occupied their worksites, and fought with police, in response to massive layoffs. It was one of the strongest labor struggles in Spain since the transition to democracy, and inspired the Javier Bardem movie, Mondays in the Sun.