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Another sit-in in support of the Yoox dispute whose customer care activity, entrusted for six years to Abraham call center, with 47 workers, it will switch to Swedish Transcom.
From 10 to 13 in front of the office of the Department of Labor of the Sicilian Region, in via Trinacria, 3, the workers will protest together with the trade unions Slc-Cgil, Fistel-Cisl and Uilcom-Uil.
Yesterday the summit at the Municipality, 47 workers at risk
Yesterday, with the workers who maintained the garrison in Piazza Pretoria for the whole afternoon, it took place the meeting between the mayor of Palermo Leoluca Orlando, the councilor Giovanna Marano and trade unions.
At the meeting, which ended late in the evening, there was also a delegation of workers employed in the Yoox order.
Slc Cgil, Fistel Cisl and Uilcom Uil illustrated to the institutions the serious situation in which the customer care activity of Yoox, a leading company in online luxury and fashion, is found, which from 1 April will pass with the change of contract from Abraham to the company Transcom.
A transit that would put the workplaces of 47 operators are at risk employed in the order.
Unions worried about relocation, tension is rising
The countdown has already begun and the tension is mounting.
“As a trade union member – declare Francesco Brugnone, of the Slc Cgil Palermo secretariat and Rosy Contorno of the Uilcom Uil Palermo secretariat, we have illustrated, in detail, the profound drama that could be unleashed in just under 7 days and which would harm professionalism, competence and dignity of these workers.
Furthermore, this nefarious Transcom and Yoox operation would be yet another episode of relocation which would bring, once again, the work done for years in Italy, abroad “.
The union shared with the municipal institutions the proposal of enhance teleworking as an active tool useful for resolving the dispute.
“The mayor Orlando and the councilor Marano immediately took action to inform the Ministry of Labor, reiterating that Yoox, let alone Transcom, must not be allowed to disregard the application of the social clause – Brugnone and Contorno continue – This dangerous precedent that would be created would affect not only the workers of the Yoox contract in Palermo but the whole Tlc sector ”.
Application of the social clause requested
The union’s concerns have been acknowledged by the municipal administration.
“The mayor took it upon himself to promote and support the ministerial path.
asking for precise guarantees for the application of the social clause in order to protect the employment of the Palermo site – continue the representatives of Slc Cgil Palermo and Uilcom Uil Palermo – The only objective must be the protection of the 47 workers of the Yoox contract, even more so in a delicate dispute like this one.
We would like to emphasize that the workers themselves created the facebook page #YookX47Solid workers with the meaningful slogan ‘True luxury is the Work.
We ask the citizens of Palermo to give these families all possible support to block the ‘sale’, supporting and disseminating the initiatives that will be adopted “.
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