More bad news in Spain regarding employment in large companies. Primark is preparing a temporary employment regulation file (ERTE) for all of its staff in our country, for organizational and production reasons. All this after, after the fiscal year-end in September, the company achieved 60% less profit than in the same period last year and its turnover also decreased by 24% compared to the previous year, in large part thanks to the closing of stores during the first childbirth.
The Irish multinational’s goal is for all stores to be under the ETOP ERT until August 31, 2021, so that it applies to those that are temporarily closed due to indications from public organizations or whose The transactions decrease from the amounts that They will be traded this week, as they move forward from CCOO.
The workers’ committees have indicated that they will study the documentation provided by the company in order to raise the proposals and the containment measures they deem necessary at the next meetings. The unions demand a guarantee that there will be no dismissals after the end of the file and that there will be a salary supplement to unemployment benefit.
Primark has more than 45 stores in Spain across the country and a workforce of over 7,000 employees.