Note published in Reforma, Negocios [Business] Section by Grupo Reforma
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The majority of the workers of the Holcim plant, located in Hermosillo, Sonora, voted in favor of keeping their collective bargaining agreement in the hands of the Worker’s Union of the Cement, Lime, Asbestos, Plaster, Containers and Similar and Related Products of the Mexican Republic, which defeated the Mining Union led by Napoleón Gómez Urrutia.
The result was 50 votes in favor of the union led by Felipe Sosa, against 18 votes for the group led by the senator.
“The workers opted to have the Worker’s Union of the Cement, Lime, Asbestos, Plaster, Containers and Similar and Related Products of the Mexican Republic continue to represent the workers belonging to this noble industry with honor.
“In light of the challenges being faced by our country in labor matters, the Workers Union of the Cement Industry (…) is committed to continue working for the stability, development and continuous improvement of working conditions”, stated the elected organization in a statement.