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Labour news from South America


Argentina

ATE strike raises stakes 2016-09-29 [The Herald]
Public Employees Strike for Higher Pay in Argentina 2016-09-28 [The Herald-Tribune]
Massa tries to dissuade unions from striking 2016-09-27 [The Herald]


Bolivia

Bolivian minister beaten to death by striking miners 2016-08-26 [The Journal]
Why Workers Are Marching Against Evo Morales 2016-07-06 [NACLA]
Dialogue to End Textile Workers Protest 2016-07-03 [TeleSUR]


Brazil

60,000 Bank Workers Strike Against Temer's Labor Reforms 2016-09-25 [TeleSUR]
Bank Workers Enter 16th Day of Strike 2016-09-23 [The Times]
Petrobras union rejects pay offer, promises ‘tough response’ 2016-09-23 [Petro Global News]


Chile

Workers at Codelco's Salvador mine end strike 2016-09-13 [BNA]
Copper production at Chilean Codelco’s Salvador mine halted by strike 2016-09-07 [The Shipping News]
Workers at small Codelco copper mine to strike next week 2016-09-02 [Reuters]


Colombia

Hopes and fears as FARC prepares for peace in Colombia 2016-09-26 [Equal Times]
Largest oil union to vote on possible strike 2016-09-07 [The Sun]
Free trade is killing Colombian trade unionists 2016-09-02 [Equal Times]


Ecuador

Time is pressing to halt the imposed dissolution of the teacher union UNE 2016-08-12 [Education International]
Union resists government threat of dissolution ActNOW! 2016-08-03 [EI]
Union resists government fire that threatens its dissolution 2016-07-27 [Education International]


French Guiana


Guyana

NAACIE supports union recognition for RUSAL workers in keeping with the law 2016-09-01 [Stabroek News]
Nagamootoo urges worker training for oil sector; CCWU concerned about insufficient govt funding for Critchlow Labour College 2016-08-22 [Wave]
Bosai workers protest sloth in wage negotiations 2016-08-20 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Campesinos March Against Conservative President 2016-09-21 [TeleSUR]
National mobilisation for decent wages 2016-09-02 [IFJ]
The youth orchestra that turns waste into musical instruments 2016-08-30 [Equal Times]


Peru

Strike halts production of iron ore at Chinese mine 2016-09-23 [Reuters]
Peru mine workers go on indefinite strike 2016-09-23 [IndustriALL]
Iron ore workers commence indefinite strike 2016-09-14 [Steel Orbis]


Suriname


Uruguay

Paper union seeks to negotiate the rehiring of 270 workers 2016-08-24 [IndustriALL]
Massive numbers of Uruguayans join strike for better pay 2016-07-21 [IndustriALL]
Port workers walking out 2016-07-13 [Trade Winds]


Venezuela

Bus drivers protest against Nicolas Maduro 2016-09-22 [Al Jazeera]
Worker Occupied Kimberly-Clark Factory Produces 2 Million Sanitary Pads 2016-08-20 [Venezuelanalysis]
Unions call for war on bullying bosses 2016-08-20 [The Morning Star]
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