Sacked for joining a union & others news - LabourStart News Update
Monday 20 February 2012, 11am
Ten union leaders - eight of them women - have been fired because they dared to organise. They work for Euro S.A. in Ica, Peru, a profitable agricultural export plantation. Euro S.A. is owned by Agricola Athos, which operates in five different regions in Peru and supplies produce to countries in Europe, Asia, and North America.
The firings of these workers is part of a pattern of union-busting in Peru. We've been asked by the Confederación General de Trabajadores del Perú (CGTP), the largest national trade union center in the country, help get these workers their jobs back and to get their union recognised.
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