The Platform for defending of the sector of transport of goods by road national and international, an organization of transport companies, has convened a indefinite national strike from this Saturday with which they join the protests and the strike of farmers and ranchers promoted by Platform 6-F.
“From this moment on, an indefinite national strike has been officially called,” announced the leader of the Transport Platform, Manuel Hernández, after a show of hands in which dozens of people participated, including transporters, farmers and ranchers, who gathered this afternoon on the esplanade of the Metropolitan stadium in Madrid.
What is the Platform for the defense of the transport sector?
The Carrier platform is a small employer that paralyzed a good part of economic activity in March 2022 throughout the country with a strike in the sector and has taken advantage of the tensions in the agriculture sector, which began two weeks ago in France and have been spread to the rest of Europe, to join these protests.
The farmers come to Madrid and make themselves heard at the Goya gala in Valladolid
The fifth day of protests of the farmers has reached this Saturday Valladolidto the surroundings where the gala of the Goya Awardsand before that to Madrid, where a meeting has been called in front of the Metropolitano football stadium to ratify the decision to stop the activity along with the primary sector.
The farmers, who will be joined in an indefinite strike by the transporters, are demonstrating against the effects of the green policies of the European Union, in defense of fairer trade agreements and to ask for help to face crises such as drought.
The Transport Platform joins the farmers and calls for an indefinite national strike
The Platform for the defense of the national and international road freight transport sector has called a indefinite national strike from this Saturday. With him they join the protests and the farmers and ranchers strike promoted by Platform 6-F.
“From this moment on, an indefinite national strike has been officially called,” announced the leader of the Transport Platform, Manuel Hernandez. The announcement comes after a show of hands in which dozens of people gathered on the esplanade of the Metropolitan stadium in Madrid.
The platform forecast is carry out joint strikes with Platform 6-F of farmers and ranchers. After the announcement, the spokesperson for the farmers’ platform, Lola Guzmán, shook hands with Hernández.