The typical wage of RL employees is about 700 Euros, which is just 35 Euros larger than the minimal wage.
The union introduced on Tuesday that employees in Rodoviária de Lisboa (RL) will go on strike for 48 hours from September 20 to 21, demanding wage updates and improved working circumstances.
In accordance with Lusa Information Company’s union chief Joao Casimiro, the Lisbon Bus Station Employees’ Impartial Union (SITRL) has known as for a piece stoppage, which is able to cowl roughly 600 drivers.
“Rodoviária insists on not accepting the motive force’s request. We proceed to take care of the identical primary wage because the nationwide minimal wage and work with out ensures. If the federal government doesn’t comply, we’ll proceed to maneuver ahead,” mentioned the chairman of SITRL.
At the moment, the typical wage of RL employees is about 700 Euros (whole), whereas the nationwide minimal wage is 665 Euros.
Along with wage will increase, RL staff additionally demanded reductions in workload, that’s, extra time, and diminished the present break interval from three hours to a most of two hours.
The 48-hour shutdown of RL employees is scheduled to happen on the twentieth and twenty first of this month.
Contacted by Lusa, a supply in Rodoviária de Lisboa despatched attainable feedback for later remark.
If carried out, this would be the second shutdown of RL employees this yr, and the primary occurred in July.
Rodoviária de Lisboa covers the municipalities of Lisbon, Lores, Odivelas and Vila Franca de Xira, and serves roughly 400,000 residents.