Operators of the maritime sector demonstrated this Thursday in various areas of the city
FERROLm, 29 (EUROPE PRESS)
Navantia Ferrol workers have threatened to “increase complaints” if progress is not made in negotiating a new contract and industrial policy.
The spokesman for the works council, Miguel Pol, confirmed this in the movement that the operators of the maritime sector to demonstrate this Thursday morning in various areas of the city.
The journey started around 10:30 am from the port side towards the monument to 10 March, in the neighborhood of Recimil, and from there it returned to the industrial facility, after passing through the Plaza de España.
“We demand pensions, a newly built dam, a role not fulfilled by this government and included in the previous industrial policy,” the union official insisted, before adding that other demands include incorporating “more staff.”
“Management is not reluctant to get a lot of workload, but we don’t know which staff is going to do it,” explained the union representative. “We’re not good enough,” he added.
Pol asked for a “plan to establish an auxiliary industry” and when asked by the media before the announcement by the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, to incorporate up to 1,500 workers in the future, the member of the CCOO indicated, because at the moment they see it as “respect”;
“And the Minister of Finance also has the audacity to already announce a specific number in a specific region – alluding to the Gulf of Gaditan – he does not like it, it is not supported by any technical or economic argument, and of course it is not Ferrol. He wants to talk about these words”, he affected. CAN CONTRACTS
Regarding the possible contract, Pol expressed that at the moment there is no workload for the closure. Thus, he pointed out “that they were to be foreseen, the memorandum of understanding with the fleet of Arabia about five ships, but that it was not defined and the contract itself was not completed.”
In addition, he confirmed that “they are waiting for other ships, such as Australia, which can also be dominated in a possible contract”.
The workers, however, say that they “do not trust” “only the announcement” and ask for the property that, if it does not arrive, they will fuel protests around Easter.