Platform to protect the freight transport sectorThose who paused in mid-March to protest their working conditions have warned they will resume them in early July due to a lack of response from the government to their demands.
The coordinator of this forum at Extremadura, German Martinezreported that this Saturday at 10:30 in the Casa de la Cultura de Ruecas (Badajoz), a gathering is called for the Extremadura carriers, with the presence of its national leader, Manuel Hernández.
The purpose of this meeting is to report on the work done since the strike was called off, both from an internal point of view, organic restructuring, and lack of response. Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agendawho promised to draft a law that prohibits hiring truck drivers at damages.
German Martinez has insisted that march As of June 30 “it was not closed, it was only paralyzed” and we are waiting for a reply, otherwise, “unfortunately we have to reactivate the protest.”
“It’s welcome like any help, but these are not our demands”, apart from the fact that when the strike began, Diesel was 1.60 or 1.70 euro per liter “And now it is above two euros,” he assured.
“They have sold us the motorcycle,” he said. German MartinezJoe warns that people are “again angry”, because moreover, after the strike, loading operators have raised prices for their customers, but this increase “does not affect the carriers”, the government’s response to any situation in this situation. without taking action.
On the other hand, those from the Spanish Confederation of Freight Transport (CETM) assure El Debate that “the strike is not considered” and “they are confident that the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (MITMA) will continue to work.” integration of food chain law in transport”.
In addition, CETM requests that the bonus of « 20 cents To be extended beyond the month of July” and “Review of the cost of transport due to change in fuel price, which is now mandatory”.
The complaint they transfer from CETM is about charger pressure “Be the sole beneficiary of the 20-cent bonus” because “this discount should not apply to transportation prices”.
Most Shippers Pressurized companies And for freelancers to reduce their rates and be the ones to take advantage of the remedy, he comments.
CETM’s president, Ovidio de la Rosa, has publicly condemned the deception that the chargers try to commit to companies and freelancers in the sector, as “with them”. habitual selfishness» They intend to appropriate the help that does not suit them «without any shame».
July strike divides carrier unions