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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Moyano says CGT unification possible if 'Caló's boys realize gov't uses them' 2015-04-19 [The Herald]
Pro-gov’t union to strike 2015-04-17 [Buenos Aires Herald]
Méndez: no wage hikes of more than 20% 2015-04-12 [The Herald]


Bolivia

Oil Union Laments Death of YPFB CEO 2015-01-26 [Prensa Latina]
Law Seeks to Protect, Promote Small Producers 2014-11-20 [teleSUR]
On Bolivia’s new child labour law 2014-11-06 [Open Democracy]


Brazil

The world isn’t lovin’ McDonald’s 2015-04-17 [AlJazeera]
The fight against outsourcing intensifies 2015-04-16 [IndustriALL]
Government Ignites Union Fury with Job Outsourcing Bill 2015-04-10 [PanAmPost]


Chile

Unionized workers strike at Chile unit of LATAM Airlines 2015-04-10 [Reuters]
LAN Express Workers Strike In Chile 2015-04-10 [AirWise]
Jumbo supermarkets hit by strike 2015-04-07 [Reuters]


Colombia

IndustriALL calls on Ecopetrol to reinstate dismissed USO leader 2015-04-08 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Main oil union suspends planned strike 2015-03-26 [Reuters]
Declaration of indefinite strike in oil sector 2015-03-19 [IndustriALL Global Union]


Ecuador

ITF Ecuador action week builds pressure for Lopez reinstatement 2015-03-18 [ITF]
International mission’s ‘reinstate Jimena’ call backed by Ecuador government ActNOW! 2015-03-11 [ITF]
International mission’s ‘reinstate Jimena’ call backed by Ecuador government 2015-03-10 [ITF]


French Guiana

ICEM, Labour Minister Meet to Air Concerns in Bauxite Mine Dispute 2010-06-28 [ICEM]
Bauxite Union Still Seeking Justice from RusAl, Government 2010-05-31 [ICEM]


Guyana

Corriverton Town Council employees waiting for their increase since July 2013 2015-04-17 [The Stabroek News]
UG workers stay plans for industrial action after payout of salaries 2015-03-21 [The Stabroek News]
Student leadership calls on UG admin, unions to honour resumption pact 2015-03-17 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Trade Unions Study Calling New General Strike 2015-03-25 [Prensa Latina]
Protesters nail themselves to wooden crosses wage dispute 2015-01-07 [Irish Independent]
Country Halted by Rural Workers' Highway Shutdown 2014-12-09 [teleSUR]


Peru

People Power in Peru Pays off 2015-04-13 [Solidarity Center]
Workers protest low wages 2015-04-12 [Kristv]
Farm Worker Protests Add to Wave of Social Conflicts 2015-04-12 [teleSUR]


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

ITUC Criticises US 'National Security' Decision 2015-03-14 [ITUC]
SHORTAGES AND SMUGGLING RULE IN VENEZUELA 2015-02-23 [Equal Times]
FMO iron ore operations halted due to strikes 2015-02-12 [Platts]
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