The voting day to elect the union that will represent the workers in the company General Motors at its Silao plant, has passed without reporting complaints in the Federal Center for Conciliation and Labor Registration (CFCRL).
Until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, the Federal Labor Center did not report the presence of complaints or disagreements by workers on its portal, whose voting process began at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 1, and will conclude on Wednesday, February 2 at 10:00 p.m.
It should be noted that the more than 6,500 workers of the automotive company must cast their vote in a secret and direct way to elect one of the four unions interested in becoming union representatives.
It is the National Independent Union of Workers of the Automotive Industry; the National Union of Workers of the Automotive and Metallurgical Industry in the Mexican Republic; the National Union of Workers and Employees of the Transportation, Construction, Automotive, Auto Parts, Similar and Related Industries of the Mexican Republic, CTM; and the National Union of Workers of Industries, Commerce and Services in General “Carrillo Puerto”.
For the development of this process, five voting points were installed; In addition, verifiers from the Federal Labor Center and federal inspectors from the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS), in addition to 47 external observers, assigned to the National Electoral Institute (OTHER), to the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) and academics.
It should be noted that prior to the start of the voting process, Alexandra Morales, general secretary of SINTTIA, publicly denounced that she received threats at her home; but he reiterated that the fight for freedom of association continues and they will be vigilant, monitoring the election process.
Meanwhile, the Federation of Independent Unions of the Automotive, Auto Parts, Aerospace and Tire Industries (FESIIAAAN) will hold a press conference in Guanajuato, where the participation of workers from General Motors in countries such as Brazil and the United States, who reported that it is about showing solidarity with the workers of Silao, Guanajuato who for three years have sought freedom of association.