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Uruguay on 24-hour strike for lost wages and in favor of repealing Government’s Law – MercoPress

Wednesday, September 15th 2021 - 09:47 UTC Full article Protesters are expected to march before Congress in Montevideo on Wednesday. Abdala said it would be ”the largest and most forceful mobilization of the last decade” Uruguay is going through a 24-hour strike called by the labour union Pit-Cnt to demand better wages and working conditions, to defend national development and state-run companies and, most importantly, to say “yes” to the repeal through a referendum 135 articles of the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC). Pit-Cnt leader Fernando Pereira explained the strike was an answer to the fall in real wages, the …

 

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