Argentina: ATC strike threat June 9

News in Spanish used Google translate.

ANAC workers are demanding a collective and maintaining the system of job security agreement. The strike will cover more than 30 airports, including Cordoba.

Workers of the National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) held a total work stoppage from Friday and 48 hours to more than 30 airports, including Cordoba International Airport.

Adrian Campomasi, ATE controller, said that the strike will begin to be applied “from Friday 6am until Sunday at the same time”.

The measure was taken to reject a collective agreement made with the exclusion of ATE, the majority union representing workers of civil aviation.

“All instances it exhausted because it is a measure (force) coming from May. They appeared before the Ministry of Labour and the only part that was present was the union because the Secretary of Transportation was not and could not be resolved the conflict, “he said.

According to ANAC, the agreement “subject to peers law employment contract at the expense of job security for state guarantees the Constitution and covers up the privatization of various sectors of the National Civil Aviation Administration, through the implementation of a company that is governed by the rules of private law. ”

ATE-coordinating intervention claimed ANAC Transport Minister’s Office, Guillermo Dietrich, to solve the conflict.

“The only thing I could unlock this is the Dietrich minister to speak with our general secretary and send quines must resolve the conflict,” he added Campomasi.

The workers claim that “there is no airport on the orbit of Defense announcement was made” and wage recovery (as they stated, payment of pre-existing agreements, discussion zone and supplements).

In addition, they requested the incorporation of personnel and plant pass recruited staff and opening competitions for management positions or management

Air traffic controllers held a total stoppage will affect commercial flights domestic and international, with cancellations and delays.

In that sense, only they guaranteed “the normality of the necessary emergency health and government flights”.