Workers at Teksid Hierro in Monclova, Ciudad Frontera, Coahuila, Mexico, part of the Fiat Chrysler Group, are fighting back against abusive reprisals for organizing. Three workers, Marisol Ruiz Moreno, Orlando Mendoza Guardiola and Oscar Arturo Rodríguez Ponce, were sacked on 18 April and 11 (...)
Dr Carlos Figueroa, General Secretary of the Ecuadorian Medical Federation (a PSI affiliate), the Pachakutik Movement parliamentarian, Cléver Jiménez Cabrera and his advisor, Fernando Villavicencio Valencia, ex-leader of the oil workers’ trade union, were accused of libeling Ecuador’s President. (...)
The Office National d’Assurance-Vieillesse (ONA), the national agency in charge of managing private sector pensions, has been in turmoil since Tuesday 25 March 2014. After being unfairly dismissed by the director general, ONA employees held a strike to demand his removal. The director general (...)
In the province of Misiones, Diego Armando Silveira, a young union leader of the Sindicato de Trabajadores del Mercado Central (Central Market Workers’ Union) was detained in November 2013 together with two fellow unionists. This took place during a conflict in which the workers were protesting (...)
In December 2013, four oil workers were sentenced to life in prison in the town of Las Heras, province of Santa Cruz.
The workers were accused of killing a police officer in 2006, during a strike demanding a salary increase. Ramón Inocencio Cortez, José Rosales, Franco Padilla and Hugo González (...)