Police intimidation, management threats and rights violations at Arcor Argentina

Today's labour news

Police intimidation, management threats and rights violations at Arcor Argentina 2020-05-18 [IUF]

Argentinian Workers Fighting COVID-19—And Their Employers 2020-05-06 [Labor Notes]

UOCRA launches health protocol to prevent COVID-19 2020-04-18 [BWI]

Argentinian union condemns LafargeHolcim for exposing workers to COVID-19 2020-04-02 [IndustriAll website]

ITUC praises Argentina for putting people first in fighting Covid 19 2020-03-28 [Merco Press]

UOLRA secures incomes of migrant brick workers amid COVID-19 2020-03-27 [BWI]

Decades After Argentina's Dictatorship, the Abuelas Continue Reuniting Families 2020-03-24 [Nacla]

Quarantined workers will not suffer a loss of wages 2020-03-15 [Unifor]

Argentina reopens the Joint National Commission for Education with a salary increase 2020-02-29 [EI]

Strike at Argentina fracking sand plant threatens Vaca Muerta output 2020-02-14 [The Shipping News]

Oil union in Argentina's Vaca Muerta play calls off strike 2020-01-24 [S&P]

Teachers and public workers in Argentina: Four months of strikes and pickets 2019-12-01 [Labor Notes]

Buenos Aires subway workers on strike over asbestos presence 2019-11-21 [Telesur]

People vote for shared prosperity, reject neoliberal agenda 2019-10-30 [UNI Global Union]

Argentina election: a major step towards restoring democracy for people 2019-10-28 [ITUC]

Kirchnerism vs. Neoliberalism: Readings on Argentina's Elections 2019-10-26 [NACLA]

94% of freelance press workers in Buenos Aires earn below poverty line 2019-10-09 [The Times]

Subte workers to halt all lines between 1pm and 5pm 2019-09-07 [The Times]

Oil workers at grains port begin strike – union 2019-09-07 [The Shipping News]

New video gives insights into mechanisms of privatisation and commercialisation in education 2019-09-05 [EI]

Oil workers at grains port begin strike - union 2019-09-05 [Reuters]

Argentinian aviation workers back airline catering workers in the USA 2019-07-30 [ITF]

Argentina is forging a new crisis under the counsel of the IMF 2019-07-26 [Equal Times]

Doubling down on a failed approach: Argentina’s IMF programme, one year later 2019-07-05 [ITUC]

Doubling down on a failed approach: Argentina’s IMF programme, one year later 2019-07-02 [ITUC]

Argentina – historical march to victory in Glencore mine 2019-07-01 [IndustriALL]

US and Argentinian governments sign controversial aviation agreement 2019-06-28 [ITF]

IAMRECON is underway until 28 June in Buenos Aires 2019-06-26 [PSI]

Ni Una Menos turns focus to economic crisis, abortion 2019-06-04 [al Jazeera]

Anti-austerity strike halts flights, trains, buses 2019-05-30 [Canada.com]

Argentina strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights 2019-05-29 [Reuters]

Unions stand up to austerity 2019-05-28 [ITUC]

Argentina's unions decided a 24-hour national strike on 29 May 2019-05-16 [Merco Press]

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 2019-05-16 [The Times]

ITF backs Argentine unions in general strike 2019-05-01 [ITF]

Country braces for labour strike, electoral shift 2019-04-30 [The Argus]

Moyano-aligned unions confirm general strike against Macri gov't on April 30 2019-04-14 [The Times]

Unions protest Macri's austerity policies 2019-04-05 [France 24]

Vidal gov't, teachers union break ground with imminent wage deal 2019-04-05 [The Times]

As CGT protests, union boss urges for Peronist unity among Macri's main contenders 2019-04-05 [The Times]

Young workers rally for food delivery rights 2019-03-29 [ITF]

Safe rates planning in Argentina 2019-03-27 [ITF]

Former Ford executives found guilty for aiding in the 1970s torture of workers 2019-03-25 [CGTN]

“I’m a sex worker and a feminist”: Fighting for sex worker rights in Argentina 2019-03-23 [Open Democracy]

Vaca Muerta shale workers to strike over safety 2019-03-21 [The Shipping News]

Growing food to reap a future: Argentina faces up to the agri-business model 2019-03-11 [Equal Times]

BA teachers begin 3-day strike after wage talks with Vidal gov't fail 2019-03-07 [The Times]

Union Call for Marches against Macri Policies 2019-01-04 [Prensa Latina]

Airline workers stage protest in Argentina against job instability due to budget carriers 2018-12-29 [Merco Press]

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This month in labour history

7-05-1909 Striking workers in Buenos Aires win the release of political prisoners and the reinstatement of the right to hold union meetings. [more]

29-05-1969 Auto worker Máximo Mena was shot and killed by police during a strike in Cordoba. The result was a wave of riots and demonstrations by workers and students which spelt the beginning of the end for the military government. [more]