After 11 days, on the night of last Thursday (7), the strike of street sweepers in Rio de Janeiro came to an end. The decision was taken at a conciliation hearing between the Municipal Urban Cleaning Company of Rio de Janeiro (Comlurb) and the Union of Employees of Cleanliness and Conservation Companies of the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro (Siemaco-Rio), with mediation by the Public Ministry. of Labor (MPT).
The strike began on March 28.
The proposal made at the hearing and later validated as an agreement in a workers’ assembly at the door of the Regional Labor Court (TRT), in the center of the city, maintained the original proposal for a salary adjustment, but raised the percentage of the food ticket, which went from 3 % to 6% from March this year.
Also includes salary readjustment of 6% from March, plus 2% in salaries in August; new residual readjustment in November, corresponding to the difference of the increase given by the city hall to municipal servants; readjustment of 6% in the food ticket; 20% unsanitary surcharge for food preparation agents (APAs); conclusion of the implementation of the Careers, Positions and Salaries Plan (PCCS), retroactive to January.
Regarding the days stopped in the strike, it was agreed that five days will be compensated and the others will be discounted, being one day each month. For those who followed Siemaco’s guidance and returned to work during the rains, three days will be discounted. For those who remained on strike directly, six days will be discounted.
Now, the union is negotiating with Mayor Eduardo Paes (PSD) so that the downtime is compensated.
Source: BdF Rio de Janeiro
Editing: Mariana Pitasse