Labor Coordination Board in Uruguay call an one-day general strike for September 7

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The Labor Coordination Board which unites public workers Unions in Uruguay are calling an one-day general strike for September 7.
Their demands are:

  • No privatizations;
  • No budget cuts;
  • No criminalization of labor actions as predicted by the “essentiality” bill;
  • Stop outsourcing;
  • Cut public services` bills.

Meanwhile, 70 dismissed workers from transnational “Sherwin Williams” are holding a sit-in in front of the chemical giant premises. They demand immediate rehiring and they want the ministry of labor to intervene against union busting.

 

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