February 23 from 2018 - 07: 10
The next March 8 is commemorating International Women's Day. For this reason, the Trade Union Confederations of Workers' Commissions and UGT have promoted a defined strike in work stoppages in each workplace of two hours per shift, with the aim of reiterating their active commitment to the elimination of labor, economic and employment discrimination. social of women.
The plenary session held in the City of Dénia on Thursday, corresponding to the month of February, brought as a urgency a motion to join these demands, while transferring to the government, parliamentary groups and social partners "the need to make the appropriate measures effective through social dialogue to avoid situations of discrimination, make effective the Pact against Gender Violence and end the levels of inequality that exist in the country".
The Councilor for Equality, Elisabet Cardona, was in charge of explaining this motion, which has been approved by other municipalities "as there is still a wage gap between men and women".
The spokesperson for Citizens, Sergio Benito, was in agreement with the equality policies but affirmed not to agree with that "A strike get these policies", betting "seek consensus", so he voted against the City Council adhesion to this strike.
Pepa FontGDCU, for its part, supported the motion but reminded the rest of the corporation that everything claimed is in the hands of the administration. The councilor regretted that "politics of everything" is being made, and stressed that "We must promote actions".
The Popular Party also voted against the motion. It was the councilor Pepa Sivera the one who expressed his opinion, beginning by stating that "go ahead the right to strike", but he regretted that "It's a strike that bets on conflict". The popular mayor crossed out the strike of "unsupportive" and that "intends to break the Western society model", and stressed that the wage gap has lowered 1'13 points between 2013 and 2015.
Rafa Carrió, Deputy Mayor of Dénia and councilor of CompromísHe recalled that "many things have been achieved through strikes", and showed her party's support for the March 8 feminist strike. A position shared with him by Alex Rodenkirchen, who stated that "immobility leads nowhere".
Finally the motion went ahead with the votes in favor of the government team, GDCU and the mayors of Podemos, and the votes against Citizens and the Popular Party.