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Last Minute: The Interjet union points out an illegal attempt to break the strike

The Interjet union accuses that the administration of the airline has approached some workers with the proposal to accept new positions in the company with compensation of 20% of what is owed to them, or up to 30% if they decide not to return, but they agree to sign so that the strike, which broke out in January 2021, is lifted.

According to information from Section 15, which represents around 5,000 airline workers, people who claim to be from a new Interjet union – and who claim to be with the Del Valle family, which owns the company – are making offers to that the workers lift the work stoppage.

“A few days ago I received a telephone call from people who claim to be from a new union that is with the Del Valles, asking me if I would agree to the strike being lifted, that for that to happen the new union, on orders from the Del Valles, would be offering 1,000 jobs for workers who accept 20% of the total amount owed to us”, says a testimony of one of the workers shared with Expansión .

“If it is no longer your intention to continue working at the airline, they will offer you 30%, this in order for you to sign so that the strike is lifted,” the information refers.

According to the source, the proposal will be made public tomorrow, Tuesday, and would be based on the delivery of a check or cash during the signing of the agreement.

“Carlos Del Valle, who is the spokesman for Interjet, has been communicating with some workers in recent days (…) Of course, Del Valle acts illegally,” says a person with knowledge of the matter to this medium.

The information comes a few weeks after Section 15 reported that the refusal of the Sixth Collegiate Court in Labor Matters of the First Circuit of an amparo filed by the airline against a sentence that

With this, the intention of the union is eventually to auction off all the assets that it previously seized from Interjet, including the airline’s brand as well as other fixed assets.

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