A strike has been called in Spain on Thursday - the first since Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy came to power.
The unions are angry about reforms that will make it easier to hire and fire workers. Their banners will read "Unfair - say 'no' to the labour reform law".
The government says these reforms are key to making Spain more competitive and eventually bringing down the country's chronic unemployment.
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