Antofagasta, trade union start government-led labor mediation

Miner Antofagasta and the workers’ trade union at its Los Pelambres copper mine, in Chile, have started a mediation process with the government intended to prevent a strike which won approval in a vote earlier in the week, a union representative told Fastmarkets on Friday March 12.

The five-day mediation process started on Thursday, the representative said. The choice to go on strike was officially revealed on Wednesday but voting took place on Monday and Tuesday, he added.

According to the union, 389 members...

Published

Renato Rostás

March 12, 2021

16:25 GMT

São Paulo