Escondida union vote set for July 28

Members of the main union at the Escondida copper mine in Chile are currently holding meetings to counter BHP's latest contract offer, a source close to the situation told Metal Bulletin.

BHP offered a bonus of 4.5 million Chilean pesos ($7,000) with no changes to base salary or schooling benefits. The union rejected the offer and signaled a strike was possible, with the existing labor deal set to expire at the end of July. The union will officially vote on Saturday July 28...


Dalton Barker

July 25, 2018

19:48 GMT