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UCOT workers stop this Tuesday for 24 hours

UCOT workers stop this Tuesday for 24 hours

The workers of the Transport Workers Cooperative Union (UCOT) will carry out a unemployment 24 hours this Tuesday, after having also done so this Monday, as a measure against the dismissal of three company workers that they consider excessive.

The strike, which began this Monday and continues throughout the day, will also include a rally at the service center, Ramón Castriz, on the corner of Antonio Cabrera, at three-thirty in the afternoon with the aim of the company reconsidering and reversing your decision.

Otherwise, as confirmed by Underrayado with the delegate of the Union Association of Cooperatives and Transport Workers of UCOT (Ascot-UCOT), Matías Costathe measures will remain in force.

Tense moment for transport

Last Thursday the National Union of Workers and Transport Workers decided to raise the general strike of transportation announced for that Friday, after the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MTSS) communicates the payment commitment so that workers of Copsa perceive their wages this Thursday.

José Fazio, secretary general of the Unott, admitted the principle of agreement and specified that “they are going to deposit the salaries during the hours of this Thursday”, at a time when members of Copsa meet with authorities of the Ministry of Transportation and Public Works (MTOP) to sign the loan BROU.

According to reports, the Copsa workers echoed the promise of the Minister of Labor and Social Security, Mario Arizti, that the company was going to deposit this afternoon the salaries and other amounts owed for meal tickets.

As for the money, it is estimated that it comes from the signing of the bridge loan approved by the Banco República (BROU). This is money as an advance of the escrow for the suburban transport sector, intended for debts on licenses, vacation and complementary salaries.

“The company had debts with some colleagues since 2021,” said the Unott leader. Miguel Marrero, when valuing the BROU loan, enabled at the beginning of the month for a total of 7 million dollars.

Source: Ambito

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