The preliminary agreement to succeed the temporary ERE comes after days and days of uncertainty on the part of the workforce. The workers say that the direction of Gas Gas, which now depends on an Israeli group “has no solid plan” for
revive the company. “The only thing clear is that they want to have exhausted the legal term of duration preconcurs no other reason that devalue and damage the company,” said the staff.
Gas for gas since the beginning of the year that is preconcurs creditors to try to restructure debt that up to 20 million. Pursuant to the Bankruptcy Act, the company has margin until May 16 to try an agreement to refinance themselves. Otherwise, Girona motorcycle manufacturer will be forced to file bankruptcy in court formally commercial.
Amidst this situation, Gas Gas informed the committee intends to lay off up to one third of the staff (26 employees), lower wages and forward a temporary ERE. The group criticized the attitude of management is “reckless and malicious” and, above all, ensure that this package in any case is “justified.”
Yesterday, however, the council was able to soften the intentions of the company. If nothing else, waiting to see how the preconcurs creditors. After hours of meeting with the Israeli leadership and the committee agreed to suspend layoffs and wage cuts. In exchange, however, Gas Gas forward a temporary ERE two months for all staff.
On Thursday, workers Gas Gas bring their claims to the Parliament of Catalonia. The committee and members of staff will meet with members of different groups to present them the situation in the company and ask them to intercede to find a solution. Ensure that, directly or indirectly, the economy of up to 400 families depends Gas Gas.