The Federation of workers of Ancap (Fancap) occupied this morning the plant of portlands from Paysanduwithin the framework of a “series of surprising measures” that the union will keep until ancap “remove the sheet” for partner with a private company in the industry portlandsconfirmed to The Observer Manuel Colina, general secretary of the union.
According to Colina, the portland it is “a state industry” that employs “many workers”and criticized that “It is being sold for a few pesos to the highest bidder”for which he wants the bidding for a percentage of the industry “is suspended”.
The Ancap Board of Directors approved on May 18 the bidding document to convene a comprehensive trade association to carry on in whole or in part the cement and lime business. Through a statement, the public company reported that in this initial stage the possibility of making a call with three alternatives was identified: a unique association with all plants; an association with the Paysandú plant, and a third with the Minas, Manga and Treinta y Tres plants.
The union discredits that the sale of a percentage of Portland is due to the economic losses generated by the sectoras Ancap argues, and they believe that it is due to a “bad management” already one “lack of investment in technological updating of cement plants”indicates Fancap in a pamphlet that he shared on his social networks.
The occupation in Paysandú is the union’s second “surprise” measure, after occupy the Ancap trailer area in the Port of Punta del Este The last Sunday. In addition, on May 30, the workers They mobilized along the 18 de Julio avenue and the Plaza Independencia, in front of the Executive Tower.
In this case, Colina indicated that Fancap brought a notary who “certified” that the cement plant “is in safe condition”. “We will stay until they intimidate us to retire”advancement.