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3 October, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work
27 September, 2012Tenaris claims that there is low production in order to justify firing workers with high seniority and suffering illnesses.
27 September, 2012Sintrametal and the Gerdau Workers’ World Council met with ministers and members of the government last week.
13 September, 2012In response to the dismissal of almost 300 workers at the end of August from two of Brazilian multinational Gerdau’s Colombian steel plants, a group of workers at Muña has decided to get organised and link up with the Sintrametal metalworkers’ union.
13 September, 2012Gerdau has dismissed 180 workers from its Tocancipá plant and 90 from its Muña plant. Sintrametal is calling on the government to support the country’s workers. The company has blamed the economic crisis for the dismissals.
12 September, 2012The Colombian oil industry workers’ union, which is negotiating on behalf of contract workers who provide services to Cepcolsa, says it will take action against two companies that refuse to negotiate and that have been ill-treating the workers for a long time.
30 August, 2012The dispute over the dismissal of workers with occupational diseases still continues but the workers have decided to suspend their hunger strike after an agreement on mediation.
15 August, 2012Sintramienergetica is calling on the Colombian government to stop abuses by union-busting multinationals like Glencore, Drummond and Vale. After nearly one month on strike in defence of the terms of their collective agreement, directly and indirectly employed workers at Carbones de la Jagua and Fenoco have been sacked.
10 August, 2012This long-running dispute has intensified in recent weeks. GM withdrew from a meeting with government, ILO and trade union representatives when sacked workers raised the issue of their occupational diseases.
16 June, 2012Affiliates of IndustriALL Global Union have been asked to act at a critical moment for our glass worker affiliate in Colombia, Sintravidricol, they've been asked to write to the US-based glass packaging manufacturer Owens Illinois to protest their union-busting at the Cogua Cundimarca plant, the largest in Colombia.