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Labour leader reminds CFK that the ‘profit sharing bill’ is still pending approval

Friday, October 28th 2011 - 16:46 UTC
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Moyano pressing on the government but from a far weaker position Moyano pressing on the government but from a far weaker position

The head of the Argentina’s powerful CGT labour confederation renewed his claims for the approval of the profit sharing bill to allow workers to be part of the businesses’ profits, during a rally to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Néstor Kirchner.

“That is the real improvement of the model, the participation of workers in the profits,” Moyano assured at the Felipe Vallese room at the headquarters of the CGT.

The head of the organized labour union umbrella called “the current” and “future” lawmakers to remember this petition of the CGT.

The latest statements from Moyano who has been cornered by President Cristina Fernandez landslide victory, and only managed to have one union member elected to the Lower House (his youngest son) come when even his grip over organized labour is in doubt.

Following the Sunday victory Moyano ratified his allegiance to CFK government, although he warned that the CGT umbrella organization “would not stop asking for what belongs to them.”

“We will continue to support the President” he said, a day after the celebrations at the Plaza de Mayo, which strangely didn’t include him.

He also said that the election results “evidenced that people wanted this change, and that old policies no longer work in this country.”

Later on speaking at a radio show, Moyano said Cristina Fernández’ re-election was “new history being written in Argentina,” and considered that “those who insisted on that same old story, saying that things couldn’t be changed, are the ones being defeated today.”

He then recalled the huge role that his organization played during the 2008 conflict with farmers, when he came out in support of the President when a large percentage of the population seemed to be against her.

“We’re the ones who stood by the Government; because I’m not sure how things would have ended had the pot bangers from Recoleta (the icon neighbourhood of Buenos Aires City rich and famous) taken over the Plaza de Mayo” underlined Moyano.

In a previous radio show he called on the new congress to follow with the Peronist doctrine. 

“We believe we have the right to tell our Government what Peronism is and demand that they follow the Peronist doctrine: we need to expand the fight to help those who have less. That is what the next debate is going to be about” said Moyano.

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  • wesley mouch

    The parasite Unions say we want the rewrads but take no risks. Such is the world in Peronism. Argentina, a massive devaluation and massive poverty awaits.

    Oct 28th, 2011 - 08:06 pm 0
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