Unions in Colombia march against violence

Today's labour news

Thousands take to the streets in third national strike in two weeks 2019-12-05 [The Guardian]

Colombian Workers, Allies Wage 3rd Protest for Justice For more info 2019-12-04 [Solidarity Center]

Union rejects government call to halt strike, insists on dialogue 2019-12-04 [NASDAQ]

Unions in Colombia march against violence 2019-12-04 [IndustriALL]

President extends olive branch to protesters 2019-12-03 [CTV]

Government asks strikers to call off protest, offers more dialogue 2019-12-03 [Reuters]

‘This government has to fall’ 2019-12-02 [Roar/New Frame]

Colombians to march in support of peace, human rights and improved labour conditions 2019-11-28 [Justice for Colombia]

7 reasons to explain the National Strike in Colombia 2019-11-28 [CUT]

Columbia strike begins as week of protests rolls on 2019-11-27 [Radio New Zealand International]

Behind the National Strike in Colombia 2019-11-27 [NACLA]

Protest leaders call new strike after Duque meeting 2019-11-27 [Yahoo]

Courage and resilience in Colombia 2019-11-27 [CUPE]

First protester dies in Colombia unrest as marches press on 2019-11-26 [The Post]

Columbia: Peace at risk 2019-11-25 [ITUC]

President Orders Curfew In Capital Following Unrest 2019-11-24 [News Net]

General strike as thousands protest Colombia's government 2019-11-22 [Yahoo]

National Strike for Life and Peace Unites Society 2019-11-22 [Education International]

More women, more inclusion, more equality: historic agreement between Banacol, Sintrainagro, and IUF Latin America 2019-11-18 [IUF]

Air traffic controllers warn of staff shortages 2019-11-15 [ITF]

November 21 strike likely to cause air travel chaos 2019-11-11 [Reports]

CUPE condemns murder of Indigenous leaders in Colombia 2019-11-05 [CUPE]

UNI GS: Brinks should denounce threats of violence against Colombian labor activists and their families 2019-11-04 [UNI Global Union]

A New Progressive Movement Scores Landslide Local Victories in Colombia 2019-10-28 [NACLA]

Glencore workers call for dispute settlement protocol 2019-10-18 [IndustriALL]

Colombia Women’s Soccer Team Tackles Discrimination For more info 2019-10-04 [Solidarity Center]

New Brunswick Locked-Out New Brunswick Workers Build Solidarity in Colombia 2019-09-24 [USW]

Sintrasaludcol leader receives death threats 2019-09-20 [UNI Global Union]

Gains for banana workers in new CBA follow months of tough negotiations 2019-09-16 [IUF]

Columbia: Threats against teachers 2019-09-10 [ITUC]

Avianca must cease its attack on Colombian pilots 2019-07-23 [ITF]

The worrying reversal of peace in Colombia 2019-07-19 [Equal Times]

The worrying reversal of peace in Colombia 2019-07-18 [Equal Times]

Lax enforcement of Colombia trade deal bodes ill for USMCA: Democrats 2019-06-28 [Reuters]

Trade Unionism Under Threat of Death 2019-06-19 [IPS]

Colombia: increasing violence against union leaders 2019-06-13 [IndustriALL]

Colombia – Trade unionism under threat of death 2019-06-10 [Arbetet Global ]

Former Avianca CEO to be heard over spying on labor union 2019-06-04 [Columbia Reports]

Colombian union leaders receive death threats 2019-05-16 [IndustriALL]

UNI calls on Colombian government to stop stalling on peace agreement and roll back NDP 2019-05-16 [UNI Global Union]

Firm which supplies coal to ESB 'horrified' by death threats against activist who condemned mine's operations 2019-05-15 [Irish Examiner]

Colombia’s medical marijuana industry: a way to end the stigma surrounding drugs? 2019-05-02 [Equal Times]

Striking for peace in Colombia 2019-04-30 [ITUC]

Say it loud: without women there is no democracy! 2019-04-10 [UNI]

Colombia Palm Workers Win Landmark Agreement For more info 2019-03-01 [Solidarity Center]

USO oil workers union denounces abduction and torture of trade unionist 2019-02-18 [Justice for Colombia]

Ecopetrol unfairly dismisses union leaders 2019-01-26 [IndustriALL]

Workers at Prodeco's Colombia coal port vote down proposed strike 2019-01-26 [Reuters]

Ecopetrol unfairly dismisses union leaders in Colombia 2019-01-24 [IndustriALL]

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This month in labour history

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