National strike on 13 april by Moroccan trade unions
After the series of sit-in and strikes by civil servants, organized by the Moroccan Labour Union (UMT), is a second national strike planned for april 13. This is the second of its kind in less than one year, reports the Arab newspaper Al Akhbar.
Social tensions at the level of the local authorities is steadily increasing, say different trade unionists.
The national strike is expected to take place on april 13, according to the statement by the National Federation of local authorities, passed through the newspaper Al Akhbar.
"This strike comes after a series of protests that have not resulted into concrete solutions, "said a source of the Federation against the newspaper. The Ministry of the Interior is alleged to hold the door closed for dialogue.
The Arabic language newspaper Al-Ahdath Al-Maghribia also wrote on the freezing of the negotiations and the lack of interest in the memorandum of understanding that all the requirements of the local authorities.