Northern Exports was one of the epicenter companies of the strong operations of the health, labor and security authorities, in the attention of the national emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and its effects.
Authorities from the Ministries of Health, Agriculture and Livestock, the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Attention (CNE), police bodies of the Ministry of Public Security, as well as officers participate in the operation. of the Directorate of Migration and Aliens.
Additionally, the CCSS applied a total of 429 screenings (temperature measurements), while the Ministry of Labor and Social Security detected 7 companies that do not comply with labor provisions such as payment of the minimum wage, vacation, Christmas bonus, social security or occupational hazards.
21 positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in said pineapple company.
This company, owned by businessman Rodrigo García, appears on the list of national companies that reported “zero profits” to the Ministry of Finance in 2018 and 2019. This list was revealed by the Broad Front Party from which this medium obtained access.
Said company, like the other 8 closed, will remain closed for 30 days, informed the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas.
Authorities maintain strong vigilance in the sector for virus containment in the northern region, but continue to call on the population to follow security protocols.