European Federation of Journalists

Labour Rights for Journalists

In the framework of the project “Rights and Jobs in Journalism”, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) together with the Spanish journalists’ union (FSC-CCOO) will organise a one-day workshop on “Labour Rights for Journalists” on 24 September in Albacete, Spain.  


The workshop will discuss and offer practice tools and exchanges on the following themes:

  1. Defending journalists’ rights in the changing working relations and conditions
  2. Industrial actions and collective bargaining: Organising and mobilising membership
  3. Protection for the vulnerable media workers – young, freelance, female journalists

Download the agenda.

Practical information

Workshop Venue: Hotel Europa (SAN ANTONIO, 39 Albacete , ALBACETE , 02001, España)

Transport from the airport to hotel: Participants arriving at Madrid and Valencia airports can take a train from the airport Terminal  to Albacete.

From Madrid-Barajas airport:You can take a direct train from Terminal 4 of the Madrid airport to Atocha Cercanías. This will take no more than 30 minutes. When arriving at the Atocha Cercanías station, you should look for the platform/station for Puerta de Atocha where you can take the high-speed train AVE to Albacete-Los Llanos. Standard fare for a one-way ticket is 17.80EUR. The journey will take 1hour and 30 minutes. Normal speed train will take 2h18. See map below from Madrid-Barajas airport to Puerta de Atocha.


From Valencia airport:You can take metro Line 3 towards Rafelbunyol. You should stop at Xàtiva. Once you get out of the metro station, you will see the Valencia-Estacio del Nord  where you can get your connecting train to Albacete. You can take a direct train from the station Valencia-Estacio del Nord to Albacete-Los Llanos. The journey will take around 2 hours. Standard one-way fare cost 18.75EUR. See direction on the map from Valencia airport to Valencia-Estacio del Nord

When arriving at Albacete-Los Llanos, you can walk to the hotel which is 7-minute away from the station. See below direction on the map:

You can find out the timetable of the train at


Participants must provide the original invoices, receipts, boarding passes and training tickets in order to get reimbursed. Taxi fare will not be reimbursed.



For more information about the workshop or the Rights and Jobs in Journalism project, please contact

Yuk Lan Wong, EFJ prolicy and project officer
E-mail:; Tel.:+32 2 2352 226