Leon, Guanajuato.- In Lion, Guanajuato, more than a thousand employees received the unexpected news that the Gissing automotive company closed its plant and notified its employees by WhatsApp about his dismissal. The employees demonstrated outside the facilities and prevented the machinery from being removed because the company has not paid the settlement of 1,100 workers.
The company located in Leon Hills Parknotified of the dismissal through an instant message directly to the cell phone, this company is dedicated to the manufacture of sunroofs for brands such as BMW. Employees told the media that the text message that the company sent them said the following:
“With sorrow they inform you by this means that the Gissing Guanajuato company has ended its operations,” reads in the message, in it they also send the statement that there is not enough cash to settle them in a single payment. For this reason the Union of Workers of the Metal-Mechanical Industry (STIMM), They asked for a guarantee so that the payment to the employees is assured.
The workers blocked the exit of the company that works from Sunday to Sunday, to prevent them from stealing machinery. Alejandro Rangel SegoviaUndersecretary General of the Workers’ Union of the Metal-Mechanical Industry, openly expressed:
“The situation is critical, even when we reached a verbal agreement, in a video meeting, the straw that broke the camel’s back, that led to this situation, was the cancellation of an order from Tesla. They are leaving them in a critical situation.” Alejandro Rangel said.
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Regarding the settlement of the 1,100 workers, the undersecretary of the STIMM, commented that they will not allow machinery to be removed from the site because this is the only guarantee. The agreement has not been finalized, reported it will be until Monday when the negotiation between labor union and the company for the benefit of the workers.