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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Oil Workers Begin Nationwide Strike Against Austerity 2016-06-29 [TeleSUR]
Oil, Gas Workers Call 20-hour Wage Strike 2016-06-28 [Rigzone]
Oil strike loses steam as unions split 2016-06-28 [Argus]


Bolivia

Government Says Textile Worker's Strike Is Illegal 2016-06-29 [Prensa Latina]
Second national mining strike this week 2016-06-24 [BNA]
Strike, marches against Morales' government 2016-06-21 [Metro]


Brazil

'Welcome to Hell': Rio police protest financial disaster ahead of Olympics 2016-06-29 [Guardian]
Rio police protest lack of salaries, toilet paper 2016-06-29 [news.com.au]
Rio Police Strike, Threaten to Shut Down Brazil Olympics 2016-06-29 [teleSUR]


Chile

Workers and Students Strike, March for Labor Rights 2016-06-02 [TeleSUR]
Industral Chile sponsors bill to declare lithium a strategic national resource 2016-05-10 [IndustriALL]
Chile court tosses key provisions of labor law 2016-04-28 [NY Times]


Colombia

Peace Deal Heralds End of Five Decades of Conflict, War on Trade Unionists Must Stop 2016-06-28 [ITUC]
Colombia - IndustriALL demands guarantees for assaulted USO union leader 2016-06-22 [IndustriALL]
Cerro Matoso nickel mine workers cancel strike after pay deal 2016-06-15 [Reuters]


Ecuador

First Domestic Worker Union Founded in Ecuador 2016-06-22 [Telesurtv]
Education unions under fire 2016-06-07 [Education International]
The ILO demands that government respect public workers’ human and trade union rights 2015-11-18 [Education International]


French Guiana


Guyana

Worker safety in manufacturing sector under focus 2016-06-24 [Stabroek News]
'Govt., GPSU begin talks on wages today' 2016-06-22 [Kaieteur News]
'‘40% and allowances’ - GPSU states demands ahead of talks with Gov’t today' 2016-06-21 [Guyana Chronicle]


Paraguay

Juvenile detention centres, a very real Dante’s Inferno in Paraguay 2016-05-10 [Equal Times]
General strike provoked by anti-worker policies 2015-12-24 [The Morning Star]
Thousands Join Paraguay General Strike 2015-12-22 [teleSUR]


Peru

Workers at Chinalco's copper mine in Peru start strike – union 2016-06-01 [Mining Weekly]
Workers at Toromocho copper mine plan strike May 31 2016-05-26 [The Daily Mail]
Largest labor union backs Pedro Pablo Kuczysnki 2016-05-20 [Reports]


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

Trump Tower Workers in Uruguay Went on Strike Over a Dozen Missing Sausages 2016-03-11 [The Street]
7th Our Americas Union meet starts March 31 2016-02-20 [Prensa Latina]
Cabbies block training session for Uber drivers 2015-11-17 [Associated Press]


Venezuela

Workers Reach Agreement with Coca-Cola 2016-06-04 [Venezuelanalysis]
President Threatens Seizure of Factories After Production Halts 2016-05-15 [VoA]
Workers to benefit from stronger unions in Venezuela 2016-04-08 [ITF]
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