Workers Protest at Nissan Plant in Barcelona After Closure Announced

Workers blocked roads around the Nissan plant in Barcelona on May 28, after the plant’s closure was announced.

El Pais said management at the plant said it would close in December, with the loss of some 3,000 jobs. A further 20,000 indirect jobs rely on the plant, the paper said.

The Spanish government has urged the Japanese carmaker to look at other options for the plant. Credit: Fernando Munoz via Storyful