Sumar wants to put his mark on the government agreement with the PSOE coalition and that is why he always insists on the inclusion of a fundamental issue, which he talked about during the campaign, and which the leader of the formation himself has become one of flag and second vice president, Yolanda Díaz: the reduction of the working day.
“This will be the legislature where we manage to reduce the daily work day. Have time, increase life,” wrote Díaz himself this Sunday on his X account (then Twitter).
“There are important issues that must be there,” declared the party’s spokesman, Ernest Urtasun, this Monday in front of reporters, where he assured that Díaz’s party “is working hard to make sure they are there.”
“We need an agreement as ambitious as possible. The citizens know that we will fight for each of these rights. other things, that we As Sumar we have this commitment with the citizen during the campaign. If we want to give dignity to the policy, it must be consistent. Working hours are important so that it is in agreement with the Government,” he stated.
Among the “important” issues addressed by Urtasun, in addition to the working day, are the bank tax, the situation of interns, free transportation, the reduction of domestic flights with an alternative to the railway, dismissal, the comfort contract, health. , the repeal of the gag law, and increasing the deployment of the housing law and addressing tourist rentals.
Regarding the deadlines for announcing the agreement, Sumar’s spokesman recalled that the PSOE and Díaz’s formation took place in October and he expressed confidence “in being able to meet the deadlines.” “If it is announced, it will depend a lot on whether these issues will be opened,” he added.
Calviño opened the door to speak… on collective bargaining
The first vice president and Minister of Economy, Nadia Calviño, was asked about the reduction of the working day of TVE, who believed that it was not the priority at this time, but “full work”, but left the door open. to discuss this issue of collective bargaining.
“There is no doubt” that the debate on working hours “will be very present in the coming years,” admitted Calviño, who focused on this issue of “dialogue with social agents and collective bargaining.”
“The priority of the next legislature,” he emphasized, “must be ending unemployment,” especially youth and long-term unemployment, to achieve “effective full employment.”