"There used to be a Social Security office here." What they already say in the town of Móra d'Ebre, in the province of Tarragona, can multiply by tens in a short time if the workers of the public body do not increase. This is what the unions have been denouncing for years and fear from the Ministry of Social Security itself, where they recognize that the lack of personnel after years of cuts and in the face of numerous retirements has put in check a wide network of INSS offices (Institute National Social Security). The Ministry considers that a third of the total, 137 centers that serve citizens in basic procedures such as retirement or disability benefits, are at "risk of closure."
One morning in the queue of the Social Security of Las Palmas: "It is impossible to get an appointment and we are running out of time"