fort company Florida Products, located in Almasora, faces trial from next Thursday, November 24, arising from a demand from the Social Security Fund to validate a resolution of the Labor Inspectorate. This process puts in doubt more than 400 people who have at some point rendered their services to the said corporation and who have been waiting for regularization of their employment status for more than five years, as this group has filed a Stated in the statement.
This ex officio trial, which has been postponed several times, will take place in the Ciutat de la Justicia de Castelló, where at 9:00 a.m. a meeting of those affected has been convened, with the support and advice of the CNT, this professional group and The only association with substantial implantation in the individual in the process. “We want to show this attack on labor rights and we will fight to the end to make sure they are met,” he affirmed. Antonio RuizLegal advisor to CNT Castelló.
The case is based on a labor inspection carried out in 2017 in all the companies of the Spanish state in which it operates serve me, a worker cooperative. It was then determined that their employees were unfairly self-employed, so they had to be included in the general system as salaried workers in the companies in which they provide services, such as Productos Florida, which has a turnover of 85 million. above the euro.
In view of the regularization of their position, part of the employees organized several strikes. “After the strike launched in March 2020, we returned to our jobs on May 18, coinciding with the end of the second phase of confinement. Immediately, they didn’t let us in. They deleted our fingerprint access. Then we learned that, officially, we were laid off from work since April”, explains the CNT representative in Productos Florida.
Now, she, along with hundreds of other workers, is “happily” awaiting a trial on November 24, when she is confident the dispute will be resolved. “Although they are no longer working at Productos Florida, these individuals have allegedly been fraudulently making certain self-employed contributions to Social Security over the years, so we are going to demand that they be returned, along as well as be paid compensation. In cases of dismissal and their working life is corrected”, comments Antonio Ruiz.
The CNT representative at Productos Florida admitted that “I don’t want to make the job offer anymore, because I don’t have a good opinion of this company and I don’t trust it, but I want justice to be done.” However, in this trial on 24 November in the City of Justice of Castello, a sentencing will be carried out in the first instance, which will have to go through the Superior Court of Justice and may go up to the Supreme Court.