The aquatic crisis in Villa Gesell alert tourists and workers of that seaside resort. The unemployment of the lifeguards added to some absences due to coronavirus puts in check the safety of the beaches where thousands of citizens are enjoying their Summer Vacation. In this context, one of the life guard who works there in the season, denounced in an interview that they work “in deplorable conditions”.
According to what was revealed in a TN report, the lifeguards, who are covering the area of the central beaches of the city, are under the care of thousands of people who enjoy the tourist spots: «The beach attendants announced that they are going to There will be a mobilization and this alarms the people, because they all wonder if there will be lifeguards.
Those who want to do unemployment, are in demand of wages and work instruments, because they consider that they are not up to the job they do. In this context, one of the lifeguards of a central beach in Villa Gesell, assured that regarding the strike “there are two separate issues, the aquatic emergency was decreed by coronavirus, but there has been a claim for a long time, due to non-compliance with the rules” .
“The working conditions in Villa Gesell and in other sectors of the Atlantic Coast are deplorable”, continued the lifeguard who explained that “it reached this point of having to carry out a total stoppage of activities”, because “it is a percentage of 70 or 80% of the population that can join, there are two different positions regarding the union.
“An aquatic emergency was declared,” said the TN note, who added that there are some who are against these measures of force due to the lack of payments. The two edges that emerge are those that emphasize that it is not the time to complain, because all tourists are enjoying the beaches, while another group believes that it is appropriate, because without them, safety at sea is not guaranteed.