This Friday, February 19, the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, signed the collective bargaining agreement to safeguard the rights, job security and social rights of all workers in the oil industry.
According to Venezuelan News Agency (AVN), President Maduro stated, “After going through the terms of the collective bargaining agreement proposed by the Unified Federation, I instructed Tareck El Aissami to sign the agreement that will protect and improve the living conditions of the great Venezuelan oil family. Approved.”
The Venezuelan president thanked the workers of the oil industry because they have shown that “in the midst of difficulties, it is possible, it is possible.”
The 2019-2021 collective bargaining agreement was signed by the president of the Unitary Federation of Gas and Oil workers and its derivatives, Wills Rangel; the Minister for the Social Program of Work, Hernán Eduardo Piñate; the president of Petróleos de Venezuela Asdrúbal Chávez; the Minister for Oil, Tareck El Aissami, and the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro.
The head of state finally stated that “in the midst of difficulties and war, long live the working class of the oil industry. I trust you.”
Featured image: Photo: Presidential Press / Marcelo García.
Translation: Orinoco Tribune