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Glovo Workers Strike To Demand Direct Hiring

The workers of Glover have begun on Friday the strike in supermarkets to demand improved working conditions after mediation held Wednesday at the Department of Employment of the Generalitat ended without agreement.

The main claim is direct hiring by the company, since currently employees are hired through temporary work agencies .

Hourly price increase
The strike started this Friday and will affect the five centers that the company has in Barcelona, ​​located on Calle Marina, Girona, Francesc Carbonell, Consell de Cent and Travessera de Dalt. According to CCOO, the protest has a 100% following and the 300 supermarket workers are on strike.

The entry into force of the ‘Rider law’ does not end the conflict in the sector
Beyond direct hiring by the company, employees demand an increase in the value of the hour worked by 75% on holidays and Sundays, salary supplements for rainy days and night work equivalent to 25% of the price of the ordinary time and the collection of a transportation bonus to compensate the daily expenses of the workers to go to and from the home in the workplace.

Vehicle cost
The employees have also demanded that the company take charge of the cost of the vehicle and telephone , guarantee the established vacation days , a five-minute rest time per hour of work and ensure the payment of the payroll before the last day of the corresponding month.

CCOO denounces Glovo’s new labor model to the Labor Inspectorate
Likewise, the distributors have reiterated the need to have toilets, rest rooms, lockers, dining rooms, electrical charging points and water.

“We cannot allow ourselves to have companies that come as innovative, modern, collaborative economy and that are exploiting workers in very harsh conditions, even their salary does not reach the minimum interprofessional salary “, has denounced the secretary of New Realities of Work and Social and Solidarity Economy from CCOO, Carmen Juares.

The concentration this Friday began at 9.30 am in front of the center located at number 120 Girona street, in Barcelona. Almost an hour later, workers from all the centers have gone to the Glovo headquarters, where they will concentrate.

The strike will last throughout this weekend, as well as on September 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12.

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