The Telephone Operators Union (STRM) of the Mexican Republic approved a strike breakout at Telmex for this Thursday, July 21 at 12:00 PM for violation of the collective bargaining agreement and non-compliance with new job openings.
According to the agency, in June the strike was postponed and both sides agreed to review the collective contract, which led to a 4.5% increase in wages for active and retired workers.
However, according to the union, 3 years ago the company owned by Carlos Slim promised to offer about 2,000 vacancies across Mexico, but has yet to comply. As a result, the company operates with fewer employees than required.
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“We accept the arbitration of the Ministry of Labor, but we have not proceeded, the company does not want to talk,” commented the Secretary General of STRM, Francisco Hernández Juárez.
In this sense, he remarked that telephone workers are in defense of the collective labor agreement because Telmex has not complied with the pre-negotiated and required positions release to provide good service and to reduce CCT by modifying and reducing retirements. wants. clause of the said contract.
“The union has shown its willingness to negotiate, but if the company maintains its intention to incite conflict, the strike will break,” the leader of the telephone operators said.
Similarly, STRM also alleges that subcontracting contracts, apart from condemning that the company has repeatedly violated contractual agreements, affecting the rights of workers.
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