Updated: 09.02.2022 1:20 p.m.
controversial start of Egara Ambulances in Andorra. The Catalan carrier has started the operation of the contract for the transfer of non-urgent patients in the Pyrenean principality with an attempt to strike. The labor conflict, deactivated one day before the service began, adds to the problems that the Egarense group is experiencing in Aragón, where it has broken with the company that it attended in a joint venture.
The ex-charge of CiU David Madí, and TranSalud ambulances, the UTE of Egara in Aragón / CG
This is explained by sources in the sector, who warn that Egara has managed to disarm a strike that was prepared in non-urgent non-medical transport due to alleged “coercion” by management to “eliminate labor rights.” Finally, there has been an agreement with the social part and the service has started without problems.
is the second problem
The frustrated mobilization, which was invalidated due to an agreement between the contractor, the Servei Andorrà d’Atenció Sanitària (SAAS) and the workers, is the second obstacle that the company from Egar faces in its expansion in the micro-country.
The first was the very impossibility of starting to operate the service due to the lack of medical vehicles, he argued. Given this, the administration decided to extend the previous tender to Pyrenees ambulances Until September 1st. It has been on this date, yesterday, when Egara has been able to exploit the contract, yes, although avoiding an attempt to strike at the last moment.
Problems in Aragon
The conflict off in extremis adds to the problems of the ensign commanded by the men of the independence businessman David Madi –as this medium explained– in Aragon. In this autonomous community, Egara joined forces with Ambulancias Maiz in the UTE Transalud to also operate non-urgent medical transport.
The entente has run into trouble. The Catalan has entered into open conflict with her company in a joint venture and, as a result, a war has been generated, with various consequences, such as non-payment of payroll to the workforce.
From a family business to one owned by Madí
These difficulties are experienced by Egara after executives close to Madí They broke into the company shortly after the health transport contest in Catalonia, which was ruled in 2015.
Image of a medical transport vehicle of Ambulances Egara / Cedida
executives Fermi Ferran Y Alex Garcia Gascon they became strong in a company that was once family, since it had been founded by the family Simon. The new growth strategy of this team, which includes Aragón, Andorra and Castilla y León, has been controversial.