Workers Union goes on strike at Lundin's Candelaria mine in Chile

Members of the Mine Workers Union at Candelaria, a Chilean copper-gold-silver mine 80%-owned by Lundin Mining, have decided to go on strike after a 5-day mediation for labor negotiations ended without success, the company said late on Wednesday October 7.

According to the mining company, the trade union represents about 350 workers. The previous labor agreement with them expired on September 30. No material effects were expected from the strike on mine operations, either production or concentrate shipment.

Canada-based Lundin had submitted a final offer and the parties had agreed to wait one more day beyond the mediation period for...

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Renato Rostás

October 08, 2020

12:30 GMT

São Paulo