BP workers are in strike from last night. They cancel unsustainable working conditions. The employee of the company entrusts to RTL INFO 19h. The one who works for 18 years, describes a vicious rhythm.
The one we call Lou decided to testify about the hidden face and the changed voice. According to her, most employees are afraid of losing their job if they speak.
"Everything in the distribution or collection, we always have to speed up the pace.We must always go faster.For example, in a collection of agents must speed up the ride in time with clients.If it has speeds of course, of course, it is an agent that has to pay"Lou explains. According to her, staff also have to deal with increasing loads. She condemns the "profitability race to become unbearable".
"GeoRoute's tour is almost twice as big, so imagine how much weight it was before the postman sent it all from mail to post. From famous Georgetown, we had much longer tours, so it's a surprise. We have more miles to do"she explains.
Before adding: "We have the same time to deliver a package of clothing, which will take us two seconds and will not be too heavy, just for the delivery of microwaves or bicycles".
When employees can not provide their day, they would not have been replaced, according to the respondent. "There are services in which a civil servant is ill due to reason X or Y. At that time his colleagues who were touched on his tour and who would have additional actions, is often the case. there are problems here, he must always be on the lookout on his payroll It's hell "Lou says.
Depression, illness, abandonment … According to the workers, the company goes too far in the profitability race.
The strike at Bpost has already started
Strokes are therefore placed in the busting centers around the country on Tuesday at 22:00. The action, as a community, will last 24 hours, and other moves will follow within the postal company.
On the other hand, unions and battalion management will continue negotiations on Thursday. The management hopes to reach a final agreement "in the next few days", so that the service could normally continue. "We understand that there is concern within the company and we want to pay attention, but the impact of the strike is important for our customers and citizens"said executive director Koen Van Gerven. "It is therefore necessary to continue the negotiations to reach a good agreement for all partners, an agreement that is positive for our employees and our clients."