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Union 2 in Chile’s audiovisual sector includes ILO Convention 190 in new collective bargaining agreement

Today's labour news

Chile Chilean socialists support Belarusian political prisoners 2023-08-03 []

Union 2 in Chile’s audiovisual sector includes ILO Convention 190 in new collective bargaining agreement 2023-06-14 [UNI]

Labour Movement Welcomes National Lithium Company; Calls for Full State Control 2023-05-03 [TUED]

Solidarity amidst Chile’s forest fires 2023-03-20 [BWI]

PSI celebrates historic approval of Convention 190 by Chile 2023-03-20 [PSI]

Solidarity amidst Chile’s forest fires 2023-03-18 [BWI]

Victory in Chile as FENASSAP wins “right to rest” for private care workers who worked through the pandemic 2023-02-08 [UNI Global Union]

Workers for Chile's Escondida mine accept BHP's offer and will not strike-union source 2022-11-28 [Saltwire]

Port Strike Resumes at Chile’s San Antonio Port 2022-11-21 [Maritime Executive]

Workers call strike at world’s largest copper mine 2022-11-17 [Hurriyet]

Escondida mine workers announce strike amid labor demands 2022-11-16 [Yahoo]

Latam Airlines and pilots in Chile reach deal averting strike 2022-11-10 [Saltwire]

Just transition through collective bargaining: lessons from Chile 2022-11-09 [ITF]

Union at Antofagasta's Los Pelambres mine expects labour deal to avoid strike 2022-10-05 [Reuters]

Escondida Copper Mine Workers Announce Strike 2022-09-09 [TeleSUR]

Country moves forward in the fight against harassment and violence in the world of work, congress to vote on ratification of ILO C190 2022-09-04 [UNI]

New Chilean constitution is an inspiration, says UNI 2022-09-04 [UNI]

Education International Latin America to visit Chile to express support for the new constitution and its defence of the right to education 2022-08-04 [EI]

Workers strike at Codelco, world's largest copper producer 2022-06-24 [Al Jazeera]

iners strike at copper giant Codelco; government plays down impact 2022-06-22 [Reuters]

Codelco unions ready strike after troubled Chile smelter shuttered 2022-06-19 [Reuters]

CSTEBA Chile continues to fight against layoffs 2022-06-04 [UNI]

‘You Have to Be Very Persistent': Lessons from the Starbucks Union 2022-05-22 [Labour Notes]

Union at BHP's Escondida Chile copper mine threatens work stoppage 2022-03-18 [Saltwire]

Controversy over Chile's lithium tender process 2022-01-21 [IndustriALL]

In Chile, Boric's Win Signals Victory for Social Movements and New Constitution 2021-12-24 [Nacla]

Boric wins Chilean Elections and boosts the New Left in Latin America 2021-12-22 [PSI]

Chilean Senate Labour Committee approves bill for commerce worker safety 2021-11-05 [UNI Global Union]

No return on copper for BHP workers in Chile 2021-11-04 [IndustriALL]

Mexico Electrolux workers reach agreements in Chile and Mexico 2021-11-04 [IndustriALL]

Police Violence Marked the Second Anniversary of Chile's 2019 Uprising 2021-10-27 [Nacla]

Union at Albemarle Atacama plant rejects new contract offer, strike continues 2021-09-14 [Yahoo]

Lumina Copper reaches deal to end strike at Chile's Caserones mine 2021-09-06 [Yahoo]

Codelco calls striking workers back to table at Andina mine 2021-08-28 [Reuters]

Union at BHP's Cerro Colorado calls on workers to reject contract offer 2021-08-26 [The Financial Post]

Workers at Chile's Escondida mine hit jackpot, raise bar in labor talks elsewhere 2021-08-19 [Saltwire]

Analysis: Workers at Chile's Escondida mine hit jackpot, raise bar in labor talks elsewhere 2021-08-18 [Reuters]

Strike action intensifies at Chile's Andina copper mine 2021-08-18 [Argus]

Three unions on strike at world's largest copper producer 2021-08-18 [ET Auto]

Codelco's Andina miners vote in favor of strike 2021-08-12 [BNA]

Workers bring Electrolux Chile to a standstill to safeguard collective bargaining 2021-08-12 [IndustriALL]

Union at Caserones copper mine in Chile to strike after talks collapse 2021-08-10 [Reuters]

BHP, workers union at Escondida mine in Chile to extend talks by a day 2021-08-10 []

Workers Strike At The World's Largest Copper Mine 2021-08-04 [Via News]

Global copper supply at risk as workers vote to strike 2021-08-04 [The Star]

Chilean copper mines negotiate to avert strike, threats loom 2021-08-04 [Hellenic Shipping News]

Escondida Cu mine union rejects offer, votes for strike 2021-08-03 [Argus]

Union at BHP's Escondida mine in Chile rejects contract, company seeks talks 2021-08-02 [Reuters]

Workers at World's Biggest Copper Mine Vote to Strike 2021-08-02 [Wall Street Journal]

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This month in labour history

11-09-1973 Democratically elected Salvadore Allende is overthrown by Gen. Pinochet who is supported by the US. Trade unionists and social activists are arrested, tortured and then disappear. In total, the dictatorship will murder or disappear 40,000 victims. [more]

20-09-1973 IWW activist Frank Teruggi is snatched from his home in Santiago by soldiers. He was beaten and tortured with electric shocks, then murdered by machine gun and his body dumped in a public street the following day. [more]