- 1.1 [empleado/obrero] to hire, take on, contract [formal]; [artista/deportista] to sign up; [servicios] to contract ha sido contratado por seis meses he has been hired o/or taken on for six months, he has been given a six-month contract me contrataron para terminarlo I was taken on o hired o contracted to finish it 1.2 [Construcción/Building] [ejecución de una obra] to put … out to contract
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.