EMBRAER Employees in São José dos Campos Strike for Higher Wages

EMBRAER employees started a strike on September 24th. According to the Metalworkers Union of São José dos Campos, they claim greater salary raises and maintenance of all rights established in the collective bargaining agreement.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an assembly, the employees have rejected the salary increase equal to last year's inflation of 3.28 percent, which had been proposed in negotiations by the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP).

Workers demand a real adjustment of 6.37 percent. In addition, they want the collective bargaining agreement to preserve the tenure of injured employees and for outsourcing to remain restricted at the plant.

Strike participation

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