Trade union and human rights in Chile and Bolivia
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Trade union and human rights in Chile and Bolivia report of the National Union of Mineworkers delegation. by National Union of Mineworkers.

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Published by NUM in London .
Written in English



  • Chile.,
  • Bolivia.


  • Miners -- Chile.,
  • Miners -- Bolivia.,
  • Labor policy -- Chile.,
  • Labor policy -- Bolivia.

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LC ClassificationsHD8039.M61 C376
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Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4280426M
LC Control Number78306487

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Chile - Violations of freedom of association persisted in the private sector during The Labour Directorate placed fines on companies for anti-union practices. Collective bargaining rights were also violated in the mining, health and textile sectors.   Human Rights Watch | Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor | New York, NY USA | t Human Rights Watch is a (C)(3) nonprofit registered in . Latin America: politics, trade unions + solidarity 3 organisations such as the National Endowment for Democracy strengthened neoliberal parties and presidential candidates electorally. This, combined with a strongly pro-US private sector media, led to the apparent hegemony of free-market and free-trade thinking on the continent. Trade unions are on the front lines in a struggle to claim democratic rights and freedoms from the corporate greed that has captured governments such that they act against workers’ rights. We need a New Social Contract between workers, governments and business to rebuild trust as people lose faith in democracies. It’s time to change the rules.

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