OPAS Unions and value the signing of the agreement to ensure social peace.
(Corrects fifth paragraph of the ME2016 the date of the renegotiation of the agreement, because it will be in November this year and not 2011) Merida, July 27 .- The UPA-UCE agricultural organizations, COAG ASAJA, APAG and CCOO and UGT trade unions have agreed today that the 2010 agreement, though a minimal agreement was needed to ensure social peace of, tera gold, the countryside.
Representatives of all organizations have the agreement initialed today in Merida, which affects 17,000 farmers and farm workers to more than 63,000 of the region.
The new agreement includes a wage increase of 0.9 percent, equivalent to 38 cents per day, which was applied retroactively as of January 1, 2010.
Also includes, kinah for sale, for the first time issues relating to equality, which will benefit, for example, more than 15,000 workers have been incorporated into productive agriculture in the last ten years.
This agreement has a duration of one year and that was negotiated back in November of this year, for its application in 2011, on a revision clause, buy kinah, 0.5 of salary and depending on the evolution of the Consumer Price Index (CPI .)
The general secretary of UPA-UCE Extremadura, Ignacio Huertas, highlighted the "consensus" reached to ensure social peace and good relations between farmers' organizations and trade unions.
In his opinion, this is "the most important agreement signed" arising from an exercise of "responsibility" when putting the general interests of individuals.
The previous situation, to Huertas, creates a situation of "legal uncertainty" in the sector, in which "no one was comfortable and has reflected that" a bad deal worth more than a good lawsuit. "
It also welcomed the signing of this agreement, the president of off-Extremadura-ASAJA, Bibiano Serrano, who has highlighted the "happy ending" for everyone thanks to the "common sense" of representatives.
COAG President Extremadura, Juan Moreno, pointed out that today is an "important day" for the region, in which "nobody can be given by winners or losers."
Despite the agreement reached, the president of Extremadura ASAJA, Angel Blanco Garcia, has criticized the "blackmail, kidnapping and robbery" have been subjected to by the unions.
"A kidnapping in the purest style Bolivarian", according to Blanco, where unions have used the methods "more tortious," but in the end remains "above all social peace."
White has warned that his organization is not willing to establish a salary review that exceeds 0.5.
ASAJA leader has been answered by the regional secretary of the Federation Agrifood CCOO, Antonio Santiago, "Candelo, who has emphasized that" over the words "White because all the signatories have made" hair on the flap. "
In his view, is the "most important conventions of the community" and has set a target of these do much "more worthy" the agriculture sector "can be as dynamic and modern as are other parts of the country" .
His counterpart in UGT, Luis Seco Crespo, said the wage rise next year is to be seen to function, among other variables, distributed asCAP and has been surprised by the attitude of President ASAJA. Extremadura