The CEOE has indicated that the measure announced by the Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, will generate an “enormous unprecedented impact” on the economy and has asked that it be accompanied by others that avoid “a massive destruction of business and employment fabric Definitively”.
In a statement, employers warn that the stoppage announced in the face of the coronavirus pandemic -all workers in non-essential activities must stay home from March 30 to April 9 with a paid permission from the company- ” it can lead to a deeper crisis in the economy that could become social. “
The Spanish companies, they point out, “do not discuss the latest sanitary measures adopted and we are going to comply with them, as up to now. The priority is people’s health.”
But, they warn, that it is going to be a measure “that is going to generate a huge unprecedented impact on the Spanish economy, especially in sectors like the industrial one.”
“This hiatus can lead to a deeper crisis in the economy that could become social,” adds the employers, who also points to “total confusion” and urgently requests the list of activities that are considered essential to be able to adopt. the appropriate measures.
It is essential, they conclude, that this measure “be accompanied by others that prevent an aggravation of the already dramatic situation that companies are going through, among other SMEs and Spanish self-employed workers, and that do not cause a massive destruction of business and employment fabric in a definitive way “