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Peru mine workers go on indefinite strike

23 September, 2016Workers at Shougang Hierro Peru mining company have begun an indefinite general strike. They are striking for a decent pay increase and against attacks on workers, as well as demanding better health and safety in the mines.

Hialpesa workers celebrate reinstatement of union leaders

13 September, 2023Workers at the Hialpesa textile factory in Peru are celebrating the reinstatement of a number of dismissed union leaders – a major victory for the union after four years of struggle.

Peru-based Laboratorios SMA SAC signs first collective bargaining agreement with union

25 August, 2023The national union of Laboratorios SMA SAC workers has signed its first collective bargaining agreement following a nationwide union campaign that received international backing. The new agreement provides for higher wages and other benefits.

Peru ratifies ILO Convention 190

23 February, 2022Peru has become the fourth country in Latin America to ratify ILO Convention 190, after with Uruguay, Argentina and Ecuador, and the eleventh in the world. 

Unions from five countries meet in Chile to campaign for BHP workers’ rights

23 September, 2019Leaders of IndustriALL Global Union’s BHP network will gather in Santiago, Chile, on 23 - 24 September as part of a worldwide campaign to improve worker rights and to call for an end to the outsourcing of jobs at the mining giant.

Union protest ends in Peru

11 November, 2013Union members at Hialpesa, a Peruvian textile and garment factory, have returned to work after a three-day protest over temporary contracts.

Latin American workers demonstrate the strength of the paper sector

7 November, 2023Over 80 pulp and paper workers from Latin America and the Caribbean recently met in Brazil to determine the next steps in the project run by IndustriALL and Belgian union federation ACV-CSC BIE, aimed at strengthening the sector’s union networks.

Peru: mining strike met with violence and arrests

18 September, 2019Mine workers in Peru have suspended a week long national strike after clashes with the police and the arrest of union members.

Glencore must go beyond words

5 June, 2024A delegation of trade union representatives, NGOs, indigenous and impacted communities from Colombia, Peru, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UK and Switzerland attended Glencore’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Zug, Switzerland on 29 May, to demand answers from the company board on the company’s continued lack of willingness to address serious environmental, social and governance issues across its global operations and its aversion to dialogue.

Glencore Xstrata urged to halt anti-union practices in Peru

23 January, 2014Mining giant Glencore Xstrata has been asked to intervene ensure the reinstatement of workers fired for forming at union at its subsidiary in Peru as well as to take steps to mitigate the chilling effect caused by the dismissals.