October 23, 2014
General Paz picket causes traffic nightmare
Protesters blocked the General Paz Avenue in the BA province district of San Martín for two hours this morning, causing traffic chaos in rush hour in one of the main access roads to the the Argentine capital. Military police were deployed to the area with federal Security Secretary Sergio Berni coordinating actions to have the protest lifted.Employees of the Emfer and Tatsa companies began their protest today at 7.50 am demanding better salaries and working conditions.
After negotiations with military police, leaders of the picket were heading to meet ministers of Labour and Interior and Transport, Carlos Tomada and Florencio Randazzo.