UGT union bosses in the Balearics yesterday warned that the merger of power companies Endesa and Iberdrola will put some 400 jobs at risk in the Balearics. Endesa is the parent company for gas and electricity company GESA which powers the Balearics and the unions are worried that the merger will cost local jobs and livelihoods. A UGT union spokesperson yesterday slammed the proposed merger as a “negative” move. During this summer's power failures, which left Majorca and parts of Minorca with interrupted power supplies for over a week, the unions blamed GESA of having reduced the number of staff to the extent that maintenance was suffering and hence all the faults. The UGT pointed out yesterday that over the past three years GESA has slashed its work force from 2'200 employees to 1'300 and the union fears that GESA will have no problems with its conscience if it has to cut more jobs.

Comments

The content of comment is the opinion of users and netizens and not of mallorcadailybulletin.com.

Comments contrary to laws, which are libellous, illegal or harmful to others are not permitted');

mallorcadailybulletin.com - reserves the right to remove any inappropriate comments.

Warning

Please remember that you are responsible for everything that you write and that data which are legally required can be made available to the relevant public authorities and courts; these data being name, email, IP of your computer as well as information accessible through the systems.

* Mandatory fields

Currently there are no comments.