Peru - Anti-union dismissals at Southern Peru Copper Corporation

The national federation of mining and metal workers FNTMMSP (Federación Nacional de Trabajadores Mineros, Metalúrgicos y Siderúrgicos del Perú) denounced anti-union practices at Southern Peru Copper Corporation (owned by Grupo México), following a series of anti-union dismissals. The dismissals were made in retaliation for the workers’ participation in the national strike strike The most common form of industrial action, a strike is a concerted stoppage of work by employees for a limited period of time. Can assume a wide variety of forms.

See general strike, intermittent strike, rotating strike, sit-down strike, sympathy strike, wildcat strike
called by the FNTMMSP in July 2017. Peru’s deputy minister of mines expressed support for the workers, stating that the dismissals were illegal.

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