“The reasons for the struggle are already well known: salary increases, namely the issue of rising cost of living, basic necessities and energy that affects everyone's pockets and the problem of precarious work", said the leader of USAM.

Alexandre Fernandes spoke to journalists at the concentration, at the headquarters of the Legislative Assembly of Madeira, which had the support of various union forces, party leaders and elements of civil society.

Flowers were placed on the Worker's monument to mark the day.