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Mineworkers to walk out after pay slashed [The Morning Star] 2020-07-15

Unions at Codelco´s Chuquicamata mine approve new measures to combat coronavirus [Reuters] 2020-07-04

Copper mine workers seek dialog as coronavirus outbreak explodes [Canada.com] 2020-06-18

Copper miners labor group alleges 'alarming' rise in coronavirus cases [Canada.com] 2020-06-15

Workers at Chile´s Codelco threaten work halt to quarantine against coronavirus [Canada.com] 2020-06-11

UNI launches campaign for reinstatement of 22 sacked Falabella workers in Peru [UNI Global Union]  ActNOW!  2020-06-04

Workers in Peru and Chile question BHP's response to Covid-19 [IndustriALL] 2020-05-30

Austral's flagship mines suspended as workers go on strike [Mining Journal] 2020-05-13

Chilean Barbara Figueroa awarded Arthur Svensson Prize 2020 [ITUC] 2020-04-17

Barbara Figueroa is awarded 2020 Arthur Svensson prize [Svensson foundation] 2020-04-15

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Today's labour news


Chile during the pandemic: Have the emotions of October subsided 2020-09-11 [Opendemocracy ]

Giving Substance to Inclusive Growth in Chile 2020-07-18 [TUAC]

Mineworkers to walk out after pay slashed 2020-07-15 [The Morning Star]

Workers at Antofagasta's Centinela copper mine in Chile vote to strike -union 2020-07-14 [Reuters]

Workers at Antofagasta's Zaldivar copper mine in Chile vote to strike 2020-07-11 [Reuters]

Migrant workers benefit from BWI’s COVID-19 Solidarity Initiative 2020-07-11 [BWI]

Chilean Arpilleras Sustain Political Momentum During Lockdown 2020-07-07 [Nacla]

Unions at Codelco´s Chuquicamata mine approve new measures to combat coronavirus 2020-07-04 [Reuters]

Codelco hit by third coronavirus death - union 2020-06-25 [Canada.com]

Unions at Chile's Codelco demand more protection against coronavirus 2020-06-22 [Reuters]

Copper mine workers seek dialog as coronavirus outbreak explodes 2020-06-18 [Canada.com]

Govt says copper miners complying with sanitary measures amid outbreak 2020-06-17 [Canada.com]

Copper miners labor group alleges 'alarming' rise in coronavirus cases 2020-06-15 [Canada.com]

'Health, then production': Unions ramp up pressure on Chile copper miner Codelco 2020-06-12 [Canada.com]

Workers at Chile´s Codelco threaten work halt to quarantine against coronavirus 2020-06-11 [Canada.com]

UNI launches campaign for reinstatement of 22 sacked Falabella workers in Peru  ActNOW!  2020-06-04 [UNI Global Union]

Workers in Peru and Chile question BHP's response to Covid-19 2020-05-30 [IndustriALL]

Fresenius workers lack of proper PPE while treating high-risk patients 2020-05-20 [UNI]

Unions monitor OHS standards amidst pandemic 2020-05-14 [BWI]

Austral's flagship mines suspended as workers go on strike 2020-05-13 [Mining Journal]

Bárbara Figueroa receives the 2020 Arthur Svensson Prize 2020-04-23 [IndustriALL]

How a communist mayor is defeating privatisation in Chile 2020-04-22 [Opendemocracy]

Chilean Barbara Figueroa awarded Arthur Svensson Prize 2020 2020-04-17 [ITUC]

Barbara Figueroa is awarded 2020 Arthur Svensson prize 2020-04-15 [Svensson foundation]

Coronavirus pandemic to test China's unemployment safety net 2020-04-13 [Reuters]

 VIDEO  Video message from FETRACOMA on COVID-19 2020-04-04 [BWI]

Workplace accidents decline but coronavirus infection threat remains 2020-03-24 [CLB]

Historic march in Chile on International Women's Day 2020-03-12 [IndustriALL]

Chile's Struggle to Democratize the State 2020-02-24 [NACLA ]

Growing Threats to Human and Trade Union Rights 2020-02-23 [EI]

Women organizations called for massive protest with union support 2020-02-10 [Prensa Latina]

Creativity at the Service of Social Mobilization in Chile 2019-12-16 [NACLA]

TUAC Resolution on Chile 2019-12-13 [TUAC]

Strike in Chile calling for social change 2019-11-29 [IndustriALL]

Govt meets with unions in bid to end crisis 2019-11-29 [Yahoo]

San Antonio port workers on new two-day strike 2019-11-26 [Fresh Fruit Portal]

Chilean protests and women: One of the historic debts of pseudo democracy 2019-11-14 [Opendemocracy]

Port workers join national strike 2019-11-14 [Seatrade]

More than 200,000 demand change at Chile rallies 2019-11-13 [The New Daily]

San Antonio port workers announce fresh protest strike 2019-11-12 [Fresh Fruit Portal]

Solidarity with the Chilean People 2019-11-01 [CUPW]

Country's fiery anger fueled by fears of poverty in old age 2019-11-01 [Reuters]

Chile Cancels Climate and APEC Summits as People Demand an End to Austerity` 2019-11-01 [ITUC]

Anti-inequality protests intensify in Chile 2019-10-31 [IndustriALL]

Port workers bring operations to a halt again with protest solidarity strikes 2019-10-31 [Seatrade]

The Chilean Port Union announces new stoppages on October 29 and 30 2019-10-31 [Fresh Plaza]

Chile protestors: 'We are subjugated by the rich. Its time for that to end'. 2019-10-31 [The Guardian]

The Santiago Metro as a Microcosm of Chile 2019-10-30 [NACLA]

UNI stands with the Chilean people in the face of violent repression 2019-10-30 [UNI Global Union]

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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]