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Argentina

Petrochemical hub hit by labor conflict 2014-12-12 [Platts]
http://www.buenosairesherald.com/article/176923/majority-of-banks-reach-agreement-workers-receive-salary-bonus 2014-12-11 [The Herald]
Gov’t says Labour Ministry to declare mandatory conciliation in public banks conflict 2014-12-11 [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

President Predicts Stable Dialogue with Workers 2014-12-10 [Prensa Latina]
Paper industry union president murdered 2014-11-28 [IndustriALL]
Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste 2014-11-19 [Upside Down World]


Chile

Anglo-American Los Bronces mine in Chile hit by strike 2014-12-04 [Mining.com]
Creation of a single industrial union 2014-12-04 [IndustriALL]
Santiago Metro failure blame game continues 2014-11-19 [The Weekly]


Colombia

Ruben Montoya: workplace accident finally recognized 2014-12-16 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Free Huber for Human Rights Day ActNOW! 2014-12-15 [Justice for Colombia]
Demand justice for Colombian trade unionist ActNOW! 2014-12-15 [UNISON]


Ecuador

Dismissal of trade union leader is unconstitutional 2014-12-20 [Scoop]
13 workers killed at power plant site 2014-12-15 [ssociated Press]
Union leaders win government action over LAN Ecuador dismissal 2014-12-12 [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]
Bauxite Workers’ Union Pickets Government, RusAl Offices in Georgetown 2010-02-08 [ICEM]


Guyana

GPL stands firm against ‘joint’ negotiations with workers’ unions 2014-12-12 [The Stabroek News]
'GPSU abandons worker' 2014-12-10 [Guyana Times]
Bosai, workers’ union agree to retroactive 6.5% wage hikes 2014-12-10 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Country Halted by Rural Workers' Highway Shutdown 2014-12-09 [teleSUR]
Airport Workers Go on Strike 2014-11-12 [teleSUR]
Airport Workers Reject Privatization, Announce Strike 2014-10-14 [Prensa Latina]


Peru

COP20: A TEXT WITHOUT AMBITION TO WIN OVER ALL COUNTRIES 2014-12-17 [Equal Times]
Young transport workers demand climate change action 2014-12-12 [ITF]
Strike affecting some ops at Peru top copper mine 2014-12-11 [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

Labour union hosts former Guantanamo prisoners strolling streets of Uruguay, dine on kosher beef 2014-12-13 [Associated Press]
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]


Venezuela

Workers Denounce Largest Food Processing Company 2014-12-07 [teleSUR]
Trade Union Congress Proposes Industrial and Economic Strategy 2014-11-18 [Venezuelanalysis]
Coffee Plant Marks 5 Years since Nationalisation 2014-11-18 [Venezuelanalysis]
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