The reduction of the working day marks the demands of May 1 in Tarragona

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The unions will take to the streets again throughout Catalonia this Wednesday, May 1, Labor Day. worker for demand improvements in the working conditions of the working class. The main union organizations will raise the banner of reducing working hours and defending purchasing power while denouncing the housing crisis and global conflicts such as the one in Gaza, which will have a special role. The protest day will come in the middle of the electoral race and the parties will take advantage of it to campaign for the 12-M.

Labor Day comes with a job market with record levels of affiliation, but with unemployment still well above the European average and with many workers who have lost purchasing power by the inflation that accentuated the outbreak of the Ukrainian war. However, one of the demands on which all unions agree is the reduction of working time, 100 years after the 8-hour day was established.

In Tarragonathere will be a demonstration called by CCOO and UGT at 12:00 p.m. that will depart from Imperial Square Tarraco and that will reach the Balcó del Mediterrani and another that leads the alternative unionism at 6:00 p.m. with the same starting point under the motto ‘By justice and peace, let’s put an end to capitalism.’ There will also be mobilizations in cities of the demarcation such as Reus either Tortosaamong other.

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