What you need to know:
The Union of Workers of the Colegio de Bachilleres went on strike, which would affect one hundred thousand students from the 20 schools in CDMX.
An indefinite strike of unionized workers broke out in at least 20 schools of the Colegio de Bachillereswhich would affect more than 100 thousand students, according to the same National Union of this educational institution, the SINTCB.
If you take a look at the Facebook pages of the schools (those in CDMX and Edomex) you will surely come across brief statements notifying of the closure of the facilities or even of the suspension of classes.
And since the early hours of this November 16, schools like the Colegio de Bachilleres 3 Iztacalco notified the suspension of academic-administrative activitieswhile the Management of campus 1 El Rosario asked the students to be aware of their publications.
Workers’ strike breaks out in Bachilleres, who and why are they protesting?
The notices from these two schools of the Colegio de Bachilleres only confirmed the call from the workers’ union to a strike for the first minute of this November 16 and until the authorities resolve their demands.
What do the workers of the Colegio de Bachilleres in CDMX and Edomex ask for? Basically, They seek a 20% increase in their annual salary.
According to the union, They have been with this demand for a while and nothing else is resolved, neither the SEP nor the Treasury.
At the same time, they demand that AMLO’s promise to equate the salary of Education workers with that of Social Security be fulfilled. I mean, that no worker in the educational sector earns less than 16 thousand pesos.
Strike at the High School College
The Union of workers of the Colegio de Bachilleres also accused this institution of not even seeking a solution to their demands, so after a couple of meetings, andThe only recourse he found was the strike which, as he explained, would be affecting close to 100 thousand students..
For now, on the Facebook pages of several CDMX High School campuses—which are just 20—it was already seen how this call for the strike hit: with the closure of facilities or the suspension of activities.
Let us remember that Bachilleres workers have been protesting since almost the beginning of 2023 for better working conditions.