After in the general Assembly The votes were not reached to achieve 3/5 to override the veto of the President Luis Lacalle Pou on the law that was approved to cover the labor credits of former officials of the House of Galicianow the workers They accelerate their judicial strategies to sue the State.
After learning the news last Wednesday, the former Casa de Galicia workers and their lawyers seek to return to the charge against the State with the aim of being able to collect their layoffs.
Of the 1,240 workers non-technicians who were discharged after the closing of last year (April 1), only 745 managed to join another mutual company, while the other 495 are still unable to access work elsewhere, and of these, some 235 does not have an income of any kind.
The representative of the former employees of the mutual company, Flor Costanzo, told Telemundo that same Wednesday that “the trials are a fact” when referring to the intention of those affected by the presidential veto of the project that proposed having 30 million dollars, compared to the fund of 8 million dollars that the Executive power.
“The State is going to have to pay three times more”
“There are many colleagues who are going to accept them, others who are not, and they are going to go to trial. The State is going to have to pay three times more than what it would have to pay now,” he noted. Costanzo.
The Senator of the National Party (PN), Graciela Bianchistated after the session that “the State cannot go out and bank private companies that go bankrupt,” so it “does not have to respond” to the claims.
The cause of the financial irregularities of the Casa de Galicia is investigated by the prosecutor Gilberto Rodríguezafter a complaint that was filed by the Ministry of Public Health (MSP)on December 3, 2021.