Shouting “Down with the outsourcing law, mineworkers unite!” tens of thousands of mineworkers in Peru launched a nationwide strike to protest laws that allow mass layoffs and job outsourcing. Ivan Granados, a mineworker, says employers already are using the mass layoff legislation. “At work, they are starting to fire the workers, saying that the company is losing money. They are … harassing people with threats of firing them. That is why we are here fighting.” Read more at the Solidarity Center.
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