The unions that represent Águas de Portugal (AdP) workers intend to deliver an open letter to the administration on Tuesday in which they hold the group responsible for the 24 hours that is scheduled for Thursday.
In the letter, the Local Administration Workers Union (STAL, Fiequim inter-union federation) is responsible for the 24-hour strike that workers are working to carry out this Thursday (30), in defense of their professional and appreciation “.
According to the indicative structures, the strike followed the request for negotiation as unacceptable and revealed in bad faith, withdrew the proposal was to be negotiated.
The STAL and the Fiequimetal negotiation “demand that the AdP Board of Directors immediately apply, by means of a management act and with retroactive effect to January 1 of this year” the proposal that was withdrawn “and that the process continue”.
“It is in the hands of the Board of Directors to resolve the workers’ problems, so the strike scheduled for this Thursday (the 30th) is their sole and entire responsibility”, accuse the structures.
For the two structures indicated, the general or dos “is not a “favor” of the company, but rather “it is due to the effort, efficiency and productivity that more than 415 million euros of profits is not possible”.
The strike was announced on Tuesday, in a statement, by STAL and Fiequimetal.
In a publicized disclosed, the unions strike that indicate from July increase; and an 850-year minimum wage increase for the first few years; and a minimum wage of 850 years in 2023. in the AdP Group”.
It also aims to claim the right to collective bargaining, a new professional career regime, “that value experience and recognize a professional and the commitment of workers”, and the use of a supplement of hardship and professional risk “.
Among the objectives of the strike is also the fight for “employment stability, putting an end to precarious work in the group”, as well as the application of the EPAL Company Agreement to all workers at the service of this company and a working period of seven hours per day and 35 hours per week in the AdP Group.