Fuel Stations Go to a General Strike Tuesday
8 October 2013 - lexpress.mu
They are demanding an increase in their profit margins since the beginning of the year. Exasperated, owners of service stations grouped within the Petrol Retailers Association considering making a general strike next Tuesday. This is what emerges from a meeting today, Tuesday, October 8, with their legal counsel.
They give a period of one week the government to revise upward their profit margin. Otherwise, the owners of service stations grouped within the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) threatening a general strike next Tuesday. This is the decision this Tuesday, October 8, 2013 after a meeting with their legal counsel, Mr. Rama Valayden.
The lawyer explained that members of the PRA have called a meeting with the Minister of Trade and Industry, Cader Sayed Hossen, next Tuesday. If it failed them or that the meeting does not meet their expectations, the owners of service stations shut the pumps.
" It's been months that members of the PRA waiting patiently. They have threatened to strike but I advised, explaining that Cader Sayed Hossen is a man of dialogue. Unfortunately, the file is on the table for eight weeks. There is a limit to everything , "says Valayden me to Le express .
We must remember that almost all of the 140 service stations Maurice had followed the strike of half-day Sunday, March 24 to protest against their low profit margins. This movement, however, had not greatly disrupted activities in the country. So motorists are warned ...