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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Over 240 Flights Canceled Affecting 30,000 Travelers as Strikes Rock Argentina 2018-11-09 [Newsweek]
Gov't, business agree to bonus payment; unions cry foul 2018-11-09 [The Times]
Unions Prepare for Fifth National Protest 2018-10-19 [TeleSUR]


Bolivia

An Explosion Leaves Eight Dead and 12 Injured in Bolivian Mine 2018-04-13 [LAHT]
Major Trade Union Pledges Support for Evo Morales 2018-03-02 [TeleSUR]
President Condemns Doctors' Decision to Maintain Strike 2018-01-10 [TeleSUR]


Brazil

Education trade union community strongly condemns the persecution of educators in Brazil 2018-11-02 [Education International]
Brazil’s public universities are in crisis 2018-10-26 [Equal Times]
Democracy under assault 2018-10-26 [IUF]


Chile

State energy firm's workers threaten strike over pollution claims 2018-09-07 [CNBC]
Copper workers face threats in Chile 2018-09-03 [IndustriALL]
Striking workers at Chile's Andina copper mine reject new offer 2018-08-30 [Mining Weekly]


Colombia

Unions demand Government action following the murder of an indigenous teacher 2018-10-30 [Education International]
Tenaris TuboCaribe workers protest against rights violations 2018-10-25 [IndustriALL]
High School Teachers to Join University Strike 2018-10-19 [TeleSUR]


Ecuador

Ministry of Labour denies trade union registration 2018-06-12 [BWI]
Quito: greater recognition of the role of municipal waste workers but their rights remain vulnerable 2018-04-30 [PSI]
Taxi Drivers, Cooperatives Protest Against Cabify, Uber 2018-03-27 [TeleSUR]


French Guiana

Strikes lifted after aid package agreed with Paris 2017-04-23 [The Guardian]
French Guiana Workers Extend Strike, Set Up More Barricades 2017-04-19 [TeleSUR]
Part of South America facing a total shutdown 2017-04-11 [BBC]


Guyana

Albion sugar workers protest over reduction of tillage pay 2018-10-04 [The Stabroek News]
Gov’t creates new crisis in teachers’ negotiation by imposing a chairperson 2018-10-01 [The Stabroek News]
Teachers strike looms again: “They are ready to hit the streets” over imposed arbitration chairman, despite Education Ministry’s threatened legal action 2018-09-27 [Demerara Waves]


Paraguay

Union leads effort to defend the rights of indigenous teachers 2018-08-10 [Education International]
World Bank leaves door open to slavery 2018-08-02 [ITUC]
6 years of impunity 2018-08-01 [UNI Global Union]


Peru

Workers to end strike at Shougang iron ore mine 2018-11-07 [Reuters]
Workers Vow to Mobilize If Congress Blocks Anti-Corruption Referendum 2018-08-27 [TeleSUR]
Foreign firms offer to help ex-Peruvian copper workers buy smelter 2018-07-14 [Reuters]


Suriname


Uruguay

Trade Unions on Partial General Strike 2018-09-28 [Prensa Latina]
300 jobs at risk in Uruguay mine 2018-08-09 [IndustriALL]
Workers Defend Rights in Massive Act 2018-06-29 [Prensa Latina]


Venezuela

Caracas Metro Workers Protest Labor Conditions amid Private Transport Fare Hikes 2018-11-10 [Venezuelanalysis]
Campesino Leaders Assassinated as Land Struggles Continue 2018-11-04 [Venezuelanalysis]
‘Government Not Responding to Workers’ & Campesinos’ Demands’ 2018-10-18 [Venezuelanalysis]
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