Subway workers announced that they were ending the strike they began 10 days ago after reaching an agreement with Metrovías. The subway service is expected to resume normally on Tuesday.
Breakaway AGTSyP Buenos Aires subway system workers started a 36-hour strike at midday that was paralyzing the entire underground system, causing transport difficulties throughout the city.
The UTA subway drivers and the AGTSyP subway workers unions finally accepted an offer by Metrovías to a 19 percent salary raise, effectively avoiding the three-day strike scheduled to begin on Tuesday.
Buenos Aires City is to be left with no subway service for two days affecting thousands of passengers. The strike began at 9pm and will continue on Saturday and Sunday. UTA train and subway workers union lifted the 72 hour-long strike they had called for Monday.
The City Government ratified the 127 percent increase of the Subway fare and did not dismiss the possibility of further hikes, as subway employees union announced its decision to keep on rejecting the increase by allowing passengers to ride for free during rush hour.
All six subway line services and the Premetro tram were resumed this morning following a three-hour strike that caused traffic inconveniences and delays across the city.
Subway workers resumed their activities after a five-hour strike that affected all subway line services. The workers demand Metrovias to held collective bargaining talks with them. The dissident worker’s union also demands the “investments” to improve the service.