Union: Vilanova Resort received lay-off support but did not pay salaries

Situation harms workers and the State, denounce unionists

The Vilanova Resort project, in Albufeira, which is in the process of insolvency, received the support of the simplified lay-off from Social Security but did not pay the workers' salaries, denounced the Hotel, Tourism, Restaurants and Similar Industry Workers Union of Algarve, in a statement sent to the newsrooms.

This situation, stresses the Union, "in addition to harming the workers, it is also harming the State".

The union structure announces that it will meet with Social Security on the next 28th, “to analyze this situation”.

Meanwhile, the union will help workers claim credit in the insolvency process, which was ordered by the court on 15 April, and try to keep the jobs of those who want it.