The Government Sub in Lleida, Inma Manso, received this morning to responsible Crane Construction, a company funded by the Ministry of Social Services and Equality of the Ministry of Health to implement an Equality Plan with the aim of promoting equality opportunities for men and women.
The Delegate of Gruas Constructora, Miquel Turmo Gruas, Director and Head of Human Resources of the company, Marta Escolà, explained to the Subdelegate the different phases and procedure for the implementation of this Plan of Equality to the construction company, founded in 1966 and with headquarters in Alguaire. The company currently has a staff of 126 workers, of whom 17.5% are women.
Gruas Constructora it is the only company leridana 135 subsidized by the state government to call for 2015 to promote the implementation of equality plans in their business structures. Of these 135, 21 are in Catalonia (1 Lleida, 1 Tarragona and 19 Barcelona).
The grant is 6,500 euros and the total awarded to the remaining 135 Spanish companies is 799,970 euros. The Ministry of Health allocated this 2016 a consignment of 900,000 euros to facilitate the implementation of Equality Plans in Spanish companies, 12.5% more than in 2015.
The Government Sub in Lleida, Inma Manso stressed that implementing an Equality Plan is “a good investment for the companies themselves to that demonstrate a real commitment to promoting equality policies and for increase in positive valuation of the company both in the business of its territory and the international character “. “Doing -HA added Subdelegada- in a construction company, which is one of the more masculinized or less female presence economic sectors, is clearly positive.”
Inma Manso has insisted that “it is very important to work together between the state and small and medium enterprises in the task of raising awareness to achieve equality between women and men more real and help to give visibility to the efforts of all in terms of equality.”
With Gruas Constructora are now 15 companies leridanas 2012-2015 subsidized by the State Government to implement equality plans. These companies have received a total 89,460 euros, with an average grant is between 5,000 and 6,000 euros per company.