For the first time, the voice of oil workers will determine the future of the Union

This Monday the direct voice of the oil workers —Electronics— will be the only one that predicts the future of the Union of Petroleum Workers of the Mexican Republic (STPRM), when the general secretary is elected, a portfolio that has not been occupied for two years, and that “if there are 20,000, or 50,000 workers who vote, or 100,000 arrive, they will be the ones who decide who they will be leader. “

In maintenance, Alfonso Bouzas, coordinator of Labor Observatory, states that “the right to vote does not oblige you to vote, the fact that you do not vote does not give you the right to question the election that took place. Now, here’s the most complicated issue, I would see it if the balance is of a union of low representation, that more than 50% do not vote, because it speaks of a low representation ”.

In this sense, he maintained that the risk of a winner with little representation is that “it will cost him a lot to legitimize himself”; in a union that comes from a corrupt tradition, but with union life.

In addition, he maintained that of the 25 candidates who registered in the call, there are doubts as to whether they actually get 30% of the workers’ recognition for claim ownership of the contract“It was not discussed,” he said.

Only two candidates with possibilities

The presentation of the candidates in the morning conference in National Palace, showed that there are only two profiles that really compete, the current Treasurer of the Oil Union, Ricardo Aldana, and the senator for Campeche de Morena, Cecilia Sanchez.

“Although there is a lot of doubt, because it was not seen that the senator has a good structure, only her divisions, which raises doubts whether she is a candidate who is able to convince the almost 100,000 Pemex workers“, He said.

Election Day includes 452 Work Centers, of which 93 Work Centers will have cell phone coverage without restriction on the use of mobile devices within the Facilities; 270 Various ground facilities, long-distance access of staff to the administrative areas will be allowed to the voice by cell phone or computer.

In addition, the crew in 17 tugs and 1 passenger boat will be able to cast their vote ashore before boarding or when boarding; in 29 drilling platforms and in the FSO ship it will be possible to vote by means of a computer equipment per premises and in 22 marine production complexes 54 computer equipment will be activated so that the staff can cast their vote.

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