August 14, 2018 / 4:52 AM / 4 months ago

Escondida union and BHP agree to extend labor talks, avert strike-union

LIMA, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The union at the world’s largest copper mine, BHP’s Escondida deposit in Chile, agreed to extend government-mediated talks with company management late on Monday, suspending its plans for a potential strike.

The union said it had managed to get past key sticking points in negotiations with BHP for a new labor contract, but added in a statement that there were still important points to be resolved.

Workers had approved a stoppage starting on Tuesday if the Anglo-Australian company did not improve its offer for a new contract after five days of negotiations led by the government.

Reporting By Antonio de la Jara; Editing by Christian Schmollinger

Nuestros Estándares:Los principios Thomson Reuters
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below