Grupo Bimbo said in a press release that the day will not be discounted nor will there be any labor consequences for employees who decide to participate in the strike.
Walmart, Grupo Bimbo, Grupo Salinas, Omnilife, among other national and multinational companies, have made public their support towards their collaborators to be absent from their work activities on March 9, the day in which the # UnDíaSinNosotras strike will take place nationwide, convened by a feminist collective in Veracruz called Brujas del Mar.
Grupo Bimbo said in a press release that the day will not be discounted nor will there be any labor consequences for employees who decide to participate in the strike. ” During that day, and the rest of the week, we will have spaces for dialogue and awareness activities on gender violence,” the statement said.
For its part, Walmart of Mexico and Central America said through a statement that they will be in solidarity with the more than 108,000 women who are part of the company. “We support, without reservation, initiatives that seek to eliminate violence or other actions that affect the integrity and dignity of women in particular and of all individuals in general,” the document details.
Grupo Omnilife Chivas said he shared his deep concern about the conditions of vulnerability in which women in Mexico find themselves and therefore respect the national protest derived from the # UnDíaSinNosotras movement.
While Grupo Salinas reported that its workforce is made up of more than 40,000 women and that they are an essential part of society . “We know that a country with full, successful, safe women with opportunities will be better; We recognize and appreciate what all spheres of society mean. ”
Google Mexico shared through a tweet its support for women’s freedom to decide to participate in the national strike.
Nemak, Sanborns, HSBC, Santander, and BBVA financial groups have also joined.
Last week, the head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, instructed that there should be no reprimand, reprisal or penalty for women workers of the CDMX government that are missing on March 9.
Although the national unemployment of women # UnDíaSinNosotras will mean losses to the economy of about 26.3 billion pesos, the private sector spoke in favor of the economy, of gender equality and against violence against women.
On Monday, the Business Coordinating Council (CCE), the Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Concanaco Servytur), the Employers’ Confederation of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) and the National Chamber of Commerce Services and Tourism (Canaco) City from Mexico, they recognized the value of women not only socially, but economically, representing 40% of jobs in companies.
Source: forbe mx
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