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VEND.3, SAM. 4, DIM. 5 MAI 2024 - N°6757  NE PEUT ÊTRE VENDU SÉPARÉMENT  DÉPÔT LÉGAL 100/1991  DIRECTEUR DE PUBLICATION KHALID BELYAZID
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          Editorial                                                    Injustice                                                         Khalid BELYAZID


          L    ET’S not spoil the celebration, especially that of the Labor Day. This May  employees are concerned, they are offered a wage increase under the form of a
               1st has never been so pleasant; union leaders didn’t have to shout their  percentage... but only for minimum wage earners. As for the other employees,
               demands from the loudspeakers... these demands had been met the day  go and see your bosses, or else, put differently, in layman’s terms, go and nego-
          before. With the announced wage increases, union leaders regained some of the  tiate agreements … And go on strike if you’re not satisfied, as long as it is a
          credibility that the «coordinating committees» of workers had challenged in the  constitutional right not governed by a specific law. Here’s a thorny issue that our
          education sector: the union leaders signed the agreement, but the «coordinating  consensual May 1st postpones to future negotiations and parliamentary sessions,
          committees» continued the strike. As far as the Government and the employers’  but which will never be resolved, because the legal vacuum is the balance of
          association are concerned,  they have shown a democratic ability to negotiate,  power for strikers, being more mobilizing for the unions than prior negotiations
          to give content to «social dialogue», in a tense economic situation. But there is  or notice periods. Another major problem are pensions, which are being worn
          always a but, even on May 1st. First of all, there is injustice here and there. Civil  out by the day. The same solution is adopted: postponing the problem to a later
          servants are best served. It is known since the Covid-19 lockdown period that  date. And not a word, not a small measure, for the most serious social problem,
          workers can be paid in full even without working. The latest agreement pro- namely employment,  which is the Government’s main failure. On May 1st, the
          vides them with an increase of 1,000 Dirhams (USD 100). It sounds good, it is  unemployed would also have liked to have been civil servants, at least minimum
          round, fixed for everyone, so no one should be jealous. As far as private-sector  wage earners, strikers, and pensioners. Invite them so they don’t spoil the party. o
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