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Kiosque360. In the absence of a convincing "social proposal", the Moroccan trade union centers decided to boycott the next rounds of social dialogue with the government. Unless El Othmani releases the ballast, the blockade lasts for a long time.
In addition to the National Labor Union in Morocco (UNTM), the trade union arm of the Justice and Development Party, all other unions, including the most representative ones such as UMT, CDT and CGTM, have decided to stop any dialogue with the current government.
according Al Akhbar Tuesday, November 6, which is publishing an editorial to this impasse, the unions promised not to return to the negotiating table, as the head of government, Saad-Eddine El Othmani, will not have made concrete proposals and much more. or less consistent with your complaint book.
This position comes after the last round of social dialogue, held at the end of last week, and marked by total failure, because each party remained in their positions. But stop Al Akhbarthe ball remains on the court of government, provided it is summoned to quickly disarm the social bomb before it explodes in its hands.
Worse, since the signing of the union-government agreement of April 24, 2011, in an Arab Spring context, all governments led by the PJD, which have followed since, have never advanced a single level to the feeling of improved living conditions of Moroccans, accuses the newspaper.
Even today, and despite the instructions of the highest authority in the country to revive social dialogue and quickly find a way out, Saad-Eddine El Othmani, instead of giving primacy to social peace and stability the country's politics was lost in budgetary considerations and other grocery calculations. For him, an increase of 400 dirhams of civil servants below $ 10 and $ 100 dirhams more for family benefits is the maximum ceiling the government can give unions. It's to take off or leave. for Al Akhbar, this resemblance of government firmness is, in fact, only a "maneuver to serve the PJD agenda, which depends on a social crisis to achieve certain political objectives."
Without supporting the unions, he also accuses of wanting to hide his many shortcomings through his endless standoff with the government, Al Akhbar He affirms that the keys to the success of the social dialogue are in the hands of El Othmani. However, the latter voluntarily maintains the "status quo", waiting to turn the hot potato into his successor. Exactly how he himself inherited the Benkirane government.
From Mohamed Deychillaoui