Caserones, Andina copper mines in Chile undergoing govt mediation following strike vote

Four unions representing some 3,500 miners in Chile rejected the latest wage offers made by their companies in the week to August 2, initiating government-led mediation processes to avoid potential strikes, sources told Fastmarkets.

The largest was the Number 1 union at Escondida, representing some 2,200 workers, who rejected BHP's latest wage offer and voted to go ahead with a strike on July 31.  Towards the end of the week, another two unions representing workers at Codelco's Andina mine and one union at JX Nippon Mining & Metals’ Caserones...


Ana de Liz

August 02, 2021

10:47 GMT