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Alcoa has agreed this Thursday to expand the queries of the ERE up to the September 28 so that it opens a period of six weeks in which the multinational company will negotiate a sale to Liberty House.

Alcoa and the committee of the company has accepted this Thursday in a meeting with mediation in Santiago de Compostela in the proposal launched by Government and regional Government in order to seek a way out of the factory while suspending the layoffs and maintains the operation of the vats.

the output of the meeting, the chairman of the committee of the company, José Antonio Zan, wanted to “acknowledge the role of the Government and the Government to unlock the situation”, after the last week the end with no agreement the period formal consultations . “We have given a hand and have supported us at all times, and we must go on”, he asserts.

all in all, Zan warns that we must “keep in mind that this has not shut down anything.” Now, expected to arrive the 27th of September with an “agreement and have viability for many years”, “continue working many years for A Mariña”.

“It opens a period of six weeks, which we hope will be fruitful for a sale and that we continue for many years working with the electrolysis and the vats until we can retire in the factory,” he says.

The plan proposed by Government and Xunta supposed to extend by six weeks the negotiations of the collective dismissal for 534 workers and that the us multinational start up in that period a process of sale to Alliance GFG -group, which form part of Liberty House-during which you must maintain the activity at the plant in San Cibrao.

in Addition, Alcoa has committed to reporting regularly to the parties involved of the progress of the negotiations, something that would run through a mesa industrial with representation from the central Government, the regional Government, the trade unions and the committee of the company.

The proposal presented Tuesday, and now accepted by Alcoa and committee, passed by to try to close the negotiations for the sale, and sets, as the deadline on the 27th of September. If there is no agreement, is located to the 28th of September, the end of the consultation period of the negotiation of the ERE.

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