Codelco's Chuquicamata strike paused amid negotiations, unions say

Employees at the Chuquicamata division of Codelco have continued to work while trying to secure a deal with the company, despite having voted for industrial action, the three workers’ trade unions involved said on Saturday June 1.

The unions began negotiating with Chilean state-owned copper producer Codelco’s representatives on May 31, with Chilean labor authorities mediating the talks. The strike will be postponed while negotiations take place.

Workers with the three unions voted between May 28 and May 29 to go on strike because Codelco did not improve a previously rejected offer for work contracts. The unions...

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Renato Rostás

June 03, 2019

15:55 GMT

São Paulo