Category Archives: Unite The Union

Update: Teksid Strike Ends With Win For Los Mineros

Further to previous reports on this site workers at Teksid Iron of Mexico have lifted the work stoppage that began last week after approving, in an ‘impromptu assembly’ (mass meeting), an agreement signed between the Metal and Mineworkers’ Union (Los … Continue reading

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Update: Talks Begin To Reinstate Sacked Workers At Teksid Hierro, Mexico

Talks have begun at the strike hit Teksid Hierro plant in Mexico between Los Mineros and the company (owned by the multi-national Fiat-Chrysler Corporation). During a second round of talks with leaders of Los Mineros, the multi-national company agreed to … Continue reading

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Update: Teksid Workers Plan All Out Strike

Workers at the Teksid Hierro plant in Mexico have continued to strike against the imposition of the yellow, stooge union, CTM by the company at the foundry. They stopped work again on April 20th after three workers were sacked. Workers … Continue reading

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Mexico: Teksid Workers Dump Company Union And Join Los Mineros – Reprisals Begin.

Information from Mexico via the United Steelworkers in the USA says that over 600 union forms have been signed by workers at Teksid Hierro in Ciudad Frontera, Coahuila, Mexico (part of Fiat Chrysler Group) to join the National Mine and Metalworkers Union … Continue reading

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Crown Dispute Dogs Carnival CEO At Shareholders’ Meeting

Carnival Corporation’s annual shareholders meeting was overshadowed by concerns over CEO Arnold Donald’s role in the long running strike at Crown Holdings in Toronto. Confronted with repeated questions from shareholders, Donald was forced to address his role in an eight-month … Continue reading

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Venezuela Peace Talks Reflect USA’s Further Isolation In Latin America

By Dr. Francisco Dominguez  The peace talks now underway in Venezuela to end the wave of violence that has the explicit aim of “The Ousting” of the elected government are a tremendous step forward for all who wish to see … Continue reading

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Protestors say Rio Tinto ‘to blame’ for mine deaths

At a London event organised by the global union federation IndustriALL union members and protestors from around the world demonstrated against giant mining and metals company Rio Tinto this week over in health and safety violations which lead to the deaths of 41 people … Continue reading

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EU Elections: Vote Labour on May 22nd

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Republican Politicians Violated VW Workers’ Rights

What happened in Chattanooga is starting to become much clearer, thanks to some excellent investigative journalism by Phil Williams of WTVF-TV in Nashville. And what happened could have far-reaching implications beyond Chattanooga. Williams reported on Monday that he obtained confidential documents that … Continue reading

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Carr Review – “A Party Political Stunt”

The Government’s review into ‘industrial relations’, led by Bruce Carr QC is a political stunt with a narrow remit which excludes any review of employers behaviour in disputes and omits any review of issues such as ‘blacklisting’. The review, which … Continue reading

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