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Although there is a negotiation at the central level, those mobilized do not rule out radicalizing the strike and, for example, closing access to national parks.
Accusing that every year the budget is less for their work and that the distribution of resources prioritizes the Metropolitan region, 64 Conaf officials who work in natural monuments and protected wild areas of < strong>La Araucanía began a mobilization.
Álvaro Marín, spokesman for the workers, explained that in terms of funds, it is expected to have an increase in terms of goods and services, added to capital goods.
To the above, he added that they seek the leveling of grades according to years of service and the recovery of quotas for retired officials.
For her part, Guillermina Soto, from the Conaf Workers' Union, accused a significant shortage of workers in wild areas, in addition to security and infrastructure problems.
Specifically, the leader recalled that their work does not stop throughout the year and assured that in some reserves there is only one park ranger available for all kinds of eventualities.
Together with that stated that there have been attacks in Conaf areas and that there are officials who are on leave due to health and psychological problems.
Negotiations with the authorities are taking place at the central, where the park rangers did not rule out radicalizing the strike, closing access to the national parks.