In the middle of his seventh week in fight plan, the medical residents of the City of Buenos Aires, continue this Tuesday with a strike and will mobilize towards the Congress of the Nation.
health workers They brought forward a new day of protests yesterday afternoon that continues today, given that there is still no salary recomposition agreement between the medical residents and the Buenos Aires Government.
While from the Buenos Aires Ministry of Health they made a salary proposal last Friday of $165,000 in hand, the medical residents They assure that said increase is insufficient, since they demand a floor of $265,000.
“On Friday we received a response from the Government, which is still insufficient. The Undersecretary of Planning, Daniel Ferrante, sent us a closed response and offered us 165 unilaterally, which does not reach the 250 thousand in hand that we demandunderstanding that the basic basket is in 200 thousand”, explained in statements to Télam the head of residents of the Santojanni Hospital, Belén Díaz.
In this way, the health professionals in their seventh week of mobilizations will carry out, starting at 11:00 am, protests in Callao and Corrientes; In addition, they will carry out a march to the Buenos Aires Ministry of Health to demand a meeting with Fernán Quirós.
“Yesterday we inaugurated the seventh week of fighting with cuts throughout the CABA with a resounding success. The white tide continues to advance and we continue to organize for the recomposition of wages and salaries and ART for attendees,” they indicated.
The workers also warned that they will continue to be unemployed until their demands are heard, “We are going to go to four days of strike and assembly every day. We are going to campaign hard so that they give us a meeting and the situation can be resolved.”
What does the City Government propose?
From the Ministry of Health of Buenos Aires they raised to Health professionals the following salary proposal: to bring the minimum remuneration of medical residents to $197,281 as of November, which was rejected.
In this regard, the workers said: “the only novelty is that they proposed us to advance the increase of $15,000 to collect it now in November instead of December”, but “that sum does not include the discounts that appear on our receipts. The proposal was once again of only 165 thousand in hand”.