Cádiz waiter in Ireland: “Waiters earn 2,500 euros plus tips, almost 3,000”
“I’m happy here because they pay us for vacations, they give us tips and the bosses are closer,” says the waiter from Cádiz.
A young man who lives in a piece of living room separated by a screen: “I have less privacy. “I sleep in the living room and I don’t have a real wall.”
The working conditions of waiters in Spain have pushed many of them to want to leave their country of origin to seek new horizons. They want better contracts, more money and that leads them to emigrate to places like Ireland.
There, salaries are higher, but in ‘Out of cover’ We have discovered that, despite earning more, there are also some problems, and the main one has to do with housing. The rents are exorbitant and many have to settle for a small space in the house to live.
In the Temple Bar area, one of the most popular in Dublin, Alejandra Andrade was able to speak with one of its waiters. A man from Cádiz who assures that his working conditions have greatly improved compared to Spain.
“I’m happy here because they pay us for vacations, they give us tips, the bosses are closer, we don’t get paid black and on holidays they pay us double,” says the waiter. “The waiters earn 2,500 euros plus tips, almost 3,000”Add.
However, there is a ‘B side’ to all this and it is a problem faced by some waiters who travel to Ireland in search of opportunities: housing. ‘Out of coverage’ has been able to see the home of a young man who lives in a very small space.
A boy from Seville who works in Ireland, who is very happy with the salary he earns and the working conditions, but who has to pay a large sum of money to live in a piece of living room. An area that separates the rest of the room with a screen. “I have less privacy. “I sleep in the living room and I don’t have a real wall,” explains the young man.
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