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Labour news from South America


Argentina

'We will receive a year-end bonus no matter what' 2014-11-26 [The Herald]
Transport sector to strike Thursday 2014-11-26 [The Weekly]
Unions hold breath for CFK announcement 2014-11-25 [The Herald]


Bolivia

Law Seeks to Protect, Promote Small Producers 2014-11-20 [teleSUR]
On Bolivia’s new child labour law 2014-11-06 [Open Democracy]
COSATU congratulates President Evo Morales 2014-10-14 [Cosatu]


Brazil

Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste 2014-11-19 [Upside Down World]
Walmart worker in Brazil would need 30 million years to earn the wealth of Walmart owners 2014-11-19 [UNI Global Union]
Strike ends at main Embraer factory in Brazil 2014-11-11 [Reuters]


Chile

Santiago Metro failure blame game continues 2014-11-19 [The Weekly]
journey towards a constituent assembly 2014-11-18 [Equal Times]
Chile’s journey towards a constituent assembly 2014-11-17 [Equal Times]


Colombia

Protesting GM Auto Workers Attacked by US Embassy Staff 2014-11-24 [Real News]
Protesting GM Auto Workers Attacked by US Embassy Staff 2014-11-24 [The Real News Network]
ITF calls for Colombian govt action over Avianca exploitation 2014-11-21 [ITF Global Union]


Ecuador

Thousands March to Protest Government Policies 2014-11-20 [The Wall Street Journal]
As Reforms to Labor Code Pushed Forward, Past Remembered 2014-11-18 [teleSUR]
Massive Rally Commemorates Killing of 1500 Workers 2014-11-16 [teleSUR]


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]
Bauxite Workers’ Union Pickets Government, RusAl Offices in Georgetown 2010-02-08 [ICEM]


Guyana

GGMC workers return to work with 8% pay hike 2014-11-26 [The Stabroek News]
Linden bauxite workers on strike for more pay 2014-11-26 [CArib New Desk]
Labour Ministry intervenes as GGMC workers continue strike 2014-11-19 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Airport Workers Go on Strike 2014-11-12 [teleSUR]
Airport Workers Reject Privatization, Announce Strike 2014-10-14 [Prensa Latina]
Doctors to Join Teacher-Led Strike 2014-09-30 [telSUR]


Peru

Antamina to bring lawsuits against striking workers 2014-11-25 [BN Americas]
Miners given ultimatum as 10-day strike declared illegal 2014-11-22 [The Morning Star]
Government calls strike at biggest copper mine illegal 2014-11-21 [Reuters]


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

Uruguay celebrates ten years of constitutional reform in defence of water 2014-10-10 [PSI]
Thousands of Workers March Before Presdiential Elections 2014-09-19 [telSUR]
Fishing industry in trouble 2014-08-06 [Fish Update]


Venezuela

Trade Union Congress Proposes Industrial and Economic Strategy 2014-11-18 [Venezuelanalysis]
Coffee Plant Marks 5 Years since Nationalisation 2014-11-18 [Venezuelanalysis]
15% Wage Increase, Workers’ Bank Launched by Maduro 2014-11-11 [Venezuelanalysis]
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