The government is “outraged” at the video circulated on social networks in which two TAP managers announced that they are in Madrid hiring employees, at a time when more than 200 workers are being fired.
The position of the executive branch was expressed this Tuesday by Pedro Nuno Santos, Minister of Infrastructure and Housing, who said that he is still “awaiting” the results of the investigation launched by the Tunisian News Agency.
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing is outraged by the video circulating with two TAP employees with high responsibilities in the company, one of whom is the Director of Human Resources, and is awaiting the results of the inquiry process initiated by TAP.
– Pedro Nuno Santos (@PNSpedronuno)
June 15, 2021
In the video posted on social media, one of the intervenors is the human resources manager of the carrier, Pedro Ramos, who claims to be in Madrid for recruitment. “The best person in charge of the cargo area”And the “Excellent people” what or what “vacant only” due to the epidemic. Alongside him is Joao Falcato, a TAP worker with responsibilities in the field of human resources for maintenance and engineering.
“Let’s choose the best”Joao Falcato also confirms.
The TAP Board of Directors has already opened an investigation with the disciplinary action applied to the two HRs featured in the video.
After becoming aware of a social media post in which two company employees, with HR responsibilities, are interfering in their personal capacity and given the moment TAP is going through, where we are all being asked to make sacrifices, the Board of Directors decided to open an investigation immediately followed by the disciplinary measures applicable to this situation.”An official source in the Tunisian news agency Lusa said.
“At this delicate moment in the life of the company, the Board of Directors expresses its solidarity with all those working at TAP and calls on everyone to exercise common sense and humility.”, added the same line.
TAP is undergoing a restructuring process, due to the difficult financial situation caused by the pandemic, which has led to a reduction in the number of workers.