A few hours after the strike was due, the Union of Petroleum Workers of the Mexican Republic and Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) agreed a 3.4% salary increase and 1.76% in benefits.
With the agreement to sign the Collective Bargaining Agreement 2021-2022 the strike was called called by the oil workers, who demanded a 4% salary increase.
“In accordance with the policies established by the Government of Mexico, based on respect for labor rights, acting with ethics, justice and austerity, the clauses and benefits established today in the collective contract for workers are maintained and the agreed increases will allow maintain its purchasing power, “Pemex said in a statement.
The oil company stressed that as part of the form of the new collective agreement there will be no clipping of workers nor will places be canceled.
“The agreements generated in the negotiation were reached through respectful dialogue, highlighting that it does not imply eliminating jobs or dismissing workers, therefore the presidential instruction in this area is fulfilled,” Pemex stressed.
Initially, Pemex had been summoned by the end of last July to negotiate the new Collective Labor Agreement, but the union granted a two-month extension to open space for a dialogue table that was only installed in the last week.
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