Unionized workers began a 24-hour stoppage earlier on Thursday November 23 in protest against the cuts, an action that has resulted in “the total suspension” of the mine’s operations, Union No. 1 said.
The stoppage will continue until Friday 8am local time, the union added.
BHP, which operates the Chilean miner, had not responded to a request for comment at the time of this update.
Earlier, though, the company had confirmed the worker cuts and...