Workers at BHP-owned Escondida mine in Chile set to go on strike and other stories

Today we look at an upcoming strike by workers at Chile’s Escondida mine, the dispute between unions and employers amid wage talks in South Africa, and more

August 04, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the strike announced by workers at the Escondida copper mine in Chile after failed contract talks; the deadlock between the workers union and employers associations amid wage talks in South Africa’s steel and engineering sector; a report by the US National Labour Relations Board stating that Amazon illegally interfered in the union election held in Bessemer, Alabama; and the revelations made by US drone program whistleblower Daniel Hale and his subsequent persecution.

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