Monday, April 02, 2012

Not a good Friday for some

One of the first tasks for the new president of the Mancomunidad, which links 11 towns in the Vega Baja, was to present letters of dismissal to ten of the employees.

The terms of redundancy are such that they should be paid for twenty days per year that they have been employed. Since some have 15 years of employment, that amounts to a sizeable sum.

So, not a Good Friday for those people made worse by the fact they haven’t been paid for almost six months.

This is now the harsh reality of working for local government in this area. You work for months without pay in the hope that things will be eventually be sorted and are then told that you are to be made redundant.

No comments: