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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Railway workers cancel strike for tomorrow 2015-08-26 [The Herald]
Textile unions unite to campaign against precarious work 2015-08-25 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Train drivers' union confirms strike on Wednesday 2015-08-25 [The Herald]


Bolivia

Morales Marks May Day with Worker Salary Increases 2015-05-02 [teleSUR]
Oil Union Laments Death of YPFB CEO 2015-01-26 [Prensa Latina]
Law Seeks to Protect, Promote Small Producers 2014-11-20 [teleSUR]


Brazil

Oil workers union announces strike against Petrobras starting on Friday 2015-09-03 [Splash 24/7]
Rio de Janeiro set to ban Uber 2015-09-02 [ITF]
Hearings in the Brazilian Senate highlights McDonald's abuses 2015-08-29 [IUF]


Chile

Miners suspend two-week underground strike 2015-08-27 [al Jazeera]
Miners suspend strike that closed mine 2015-08-26 [The Daily Star]
Drivers Warn of Indefinite Strike as of Next Week 2015-08-19 [Prensa Latina]


Colombia

Unions take action to recruit outsourced workers 2015-08-18 [IndustriALL Global Union]
IFJ supports 'Journalism at risk' campaign aiming to strengthen Colombian journalists' protection 2015-08-14 [IFJ]
FEPALC joins Colombian affiliate FECOLPER in demanding a comprehensive protection for journalists 2015-08-14 [IFJ]


Ecuador

Opposition Unions Call for National Strike 2015-08-20 [teleSUR]
Protests by 1,000s of Ecuadorians meet with brutal repression 2015-08-20 [The Guardian]
Indigenous protesters and unions chase off police 2015-08-20 [Times Union]


French Guiana


Guyana

SAJ Rice accused of axing workers over union membership 2015-08-16 [The Stabroek News]
Union says company should leave country 2015-08-15 [Caribbean News Desk]
The UGSSA is not a recognized union 2015-07-02 [Stabroek News]


Paraguay

TUC condemns mass dismissal of Paraguayan workers for forming trade union 2015-08-15 [TUC]
Union Stresses Bad Workers Conditions in Pope's Visit 2015-07-12 [teleSUR]
IFJ backs affiliate SPP from Paraguay in condemning unfair dismissal in La Nación newspaper 2015-06-23 [IFJ]


Peru

Construction Workers Win New Pact, Rights 2015-08-25 [Solidarity Center]
La Oroya protests turn deadly 2015-08-17 [WW 4 Report]
Construction Union Leaders Murdered 2015-07-25 [Solidarity Center]


Suriname

Workers strike at IAMGOLD mine 2011-08-03 [Business Week]
Strike shuts down Canadian owned gold mine 2011-08-03 [AFP]
Strike shuts down gold mine 2011-08-03 [The Star]


Uruguay

Teachers Continue Strikes 2015-08-28 [teleSUR]
Unions lash out at ‘illegal’ gov’t education decree 2015-08-27 [The Herald]
Unions Carry Out First National Strike in 7 Years 2015-08-07 [Prensa Latina]


Venezuela

Labour Ministry orders Polar beer workers to lift strike 2015-07-16 [Reuters]
Country May Run Out of Beer 2015-07-11 [Breitbart]
Strike threatens to leave Venezuela with a beer shortage 2015-07-06 [El Pais]
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