In assemblies held by unions that represent CPTM (Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos) workers, it was decided that there will be a strike this Thursday (15). Lines 7,8,9,10 must stop according to the representatives. Only lines 11, 12 and the São Paulo section of line 13 should operate.
When voting, most employees opted for the strike after unions presented the result of the meeting to attempt conciliation held on Wednesday afternoon (14) at the Regional Labor Court, which ended without an agreement. The unions say that the state-owned company has not presented a new proposal regarding the labor impasse.
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According to a collective statement released by the entities to the press, the strike movement was motivated by the fact that the company ended negotiations on the payment of the Profit Sharing Program for the year 2020, which has not yet been paid and should have been paid in March of this year. year.
The situation adds to the fact that these negotiations end with zero readjustment on the base date of 2021 and 2022.
In a statement, CPTM says that it regrets the decision of the unions that represent lines 7-Ruby, 8-Diamond, 9-Emerald and 10-Turquoise to strike this Thursday (15/07) and that it has a decision by the Court of Work that determines the maintenance of 80% of workers during peak hours and 60% at other times, under penalty of a daily fine of R$100 thousand.
The company will also operate a contingency plan to meet everyone who needs transport, especially those working in essential services. Lines 11-Coral, 12-Sapphire and 13-Jade will operate normally on Thursday, according to the state-owned company.
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