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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Natural gas workers go on strike to demand higher wages 2015-06-24 [Platts]
Grains workers sign wage deal, averting strike 2015-06-23 [Reuters]
Grains workers in wage talks, strike may be avoided 2015-06-22 [Reuters]


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

Senate postpones vote on Petrobras bill due to lack of debate 2015-07-03 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Support and solidarity grows for striking Mercedes Benz workers 2015-07-01 [IndustriALL Global Union]
International Bulletin of the Chemical Branch of CUT 2015-06-25 [www.cnq.org.br]


Chile

Change of Chile Education Minister Could End University Strike 2015-07-01 [teleSUR]
After 2011, social struggles and constituent process 2015-06-26 [CADTM]
Strike freezes production at Mandalay's Cerro Bayo mine 2015-06-26 [The Northern Miner]


Colombia

Speak up for human rights defenders 2015-07-02 [CUPE]
Bus Drivers Strike over Wages 2015-06-24 [teleSUR]
Colombian national sues BP after kidnap and torture ordeal 2015-06-24 [The Post]


Ecuador

Galapagos paralyzed as islanders protest losing subsidies 2015-06-14 [Associated Press]
Galapagos briefly paralyzed as islanders strike over losing subsidies; troops fire tear gas 2015-06-14 [Associated Press]
ITF Ecuador action week builds pressure for Lopez reinstatement 2015-03-18 [ITF]


French Guiana


Guyana

The UGSSA is not a recognized union 2015-07-02 [Stabroek News]
Some workers at Oldendorff only on short-term contracts 2015-06-27 [The Stabroek News]
GAWU credit union asks GuySuCo to resume deductions 2015-06-26 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

IFJ backs affiliate SPP from Paraguay in condemning unfair dismissal in La Nación newspaper 2015-06-23 [IFJ]
Dockworkers at Peru's top port reach deal to end strike -union 2015-06-06 [Reuters]
Trade Unions Study Calling New General Strike 2015-03-25 [Prensa Latina]


Peru

LGBT CONTINUE TO FIGHT IN THE FACE OF OFFICIAL INACTION IN PERU 2015-06-29 [Equal Times]
Hugo Boss Urged to Address Workers’ Rights Violations Claims 2015-06-24 [The Sourcing Journal]
Hugo Boss must address rights abuses at Peruvian supplier 2015-06-17 [IndustriALL Global Union]


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

Construction Workers Go on four-hour Strike 2015-02-04 [Prensa Latina]
WHAT NOW FOR URUGUAY’S DRUG REFORMS? 2015-01-21 [Equal Times]
Next gov't looks to reduce working week 2015-01-12 [The Herald]


Venezuela

Thousands Protests Against Venezuelan Food Giant Polar for Low Wages, Political Hoarding 2015-07-03 [teleSUR]
Workers Accuse Venezuela's Largest Food Company of Intimidation 2015-06-05 [Venezuelanalysis]
Maduro Announces 50% Salary Increase for Teachers 2015-05-26 [Venezuelanalysis]
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