The unions have called an indefinite strike in the only logistics center of H & M in Spain, which is located in the Madrid town of Torrejón de Ardoz, after giving up the negotiation of the negotiating table as it did not reach an agreement with the management of the teaches textiles, as UGT has reported in a statement. for more information you can access this page citizenservicebeforeselfhonors.
In particular, the union has indicated that the discrepancies of the social part with the company are currently at the point of the salary increase that is requested in the trading platform, while the company wants to discriminate against workers who have a plus’ an person ‘.
As reported by UGT, the management of H & M wants to reduce the existing salary difference with meetings in which small increases have been achieved for this group and that they have absorbed and compensated with the convention increases, giving a clear indication of the “little interest” they have had to correct this situation.
The union explained that in the negotiation has raised the percentage increase is higher for workers who have lower wages, so that in the next few years the existing gap is reduced, to equalize this difference in successive years.
“We are not willing to accept this gross blackmail, which is why the call for an indefinite strike continues tomorrow,” they stressed.
The 318 workers of the logistics center will start tomorrow a general strike, after having stopped in April and May, as well as several rallies before the flagship of the firm in Gran Vía in Madrid to defend their rights.
Torrejón de Ardoz logistics center is the only distribution warehouse of the fashion firm in Spain and is responsible for making supplies to stores in Spain and Portugal, and has a space of 36,000 square meters.
The company is committed to “maintain dialogue”
For its part, H & M explained that in the meeting has proposed a salary increase of 15.9% spread over three years that could benefit about half of the workforce, plus a half-year assistance for all staff and functional bonuses for employees who perform administrative tasks.