October 31, 2014
UTA decides not to join Thursday’s strike
The head of UTA Roberto Fernández has announced the transport union will not join Thursday’s strike and affirmed bus services will function as usual.
Fernández said UTA “agrees with CGT’s demands” but the union thinks this is not the “right time” for a strike, as the country “faces a difficult economic situation, together with a tough debt dispute with vulture funds”.
The union leader added UTA does not have “any agreement with the Government” and highlighted “no pressure” was being forced upon them, following comments by head of the anti-government splinter of the CTA central of workers Pablo Micheli, who said earlier he was under the impression UTA will not join the strike because they were “flirting too much” with the government.