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Drummond Colombia coal mine workers go on strike

2021-4-27  Workers at U.S. coal company Drummond's Pribbenow mine located in northern Colombia have gone on strike after a breakdown in contract talks, a union official said on Thursday. The open-pit mine produces about 2 million tonnes of coal per month, according to privately owned Drummond, which confirmed that operations have been shut down by the work stoppage.

UPDATE 2-Drummond Colombia coal mine workers

2008-7-17  Workers at U.S. coal company Drummond's Pribbenow mine located in northern Colombia have gone on strike after a breakdown in contract talks, a union official said on Thursday.

Colombia miners strike over coal boss concession

2020-11-2  Some 4,600 workers, members of the National Union of Coal Industry Workers (Sintracarbón), went on strike Aug. 31. The mine also employs some 900 nonunion workers on short-term contracts. Union members voted 96.3% to strike after

Colombia coal mine workers move closer to strike

2020-8-11  Colombian workers affiliated with coal mining firm Cerrejon's largest union Sintracarbon are preparing to vote for a strike, with the likelihood of a stoppage increasing as the union is angry about a proposed shift change, while the company is firm in its intention to change working patterns.

Workers at Columbia's Cerrejon Coal Mine to Vote on

2020-3-8  Workers at Columbia's Cerrejon Coal Mine to Vote on Strike Action Saturday . By Amanda Flint . March 8, 2020 The second stage of talks between Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine and its unions SintraCarbon and SintraCerrejon concluded Friday, with miners now expected to vote Saturday for a potential strike in response to ongoing negotiations over pay and benefits, a source said Friday.

Colombia: Workers unions from Cerrejon coal mine,

“Workers at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine to vote on strike action Saturday: Source", 6 March 2020 The second stage of talks between Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine and its unions SintraCarbon and SintraCerrejon concluded Friday, with miners now expected to vote Saturday for a potential strike in response to ongoing negotiations over pay and benefits

Colombian miners go on 53-day strike for better

2013-7-23  Even though a senior labor ministry representative joined last-ditch talks on July 22 and 23, 2013, workers at the Colombian operations of U.S. coal miner Drummond went on an indefinite strike beginning on July 23, 2013.

INTERVIEW-Workers at top Colombian coal mine to

2016-2-23  Unionized workers at Colombia's biggest coal mine will start voting on Friday whether to strike or seek an arbitrated settlement for wage increases, the

UPDATE 1-Largest union at Colombia coal mine

2020-8-31  Cerrejon employs more than 5,500 workers, including 4,600 union members. The last strike at Cerrejon in February 2013 lasted 32 days. Last year, coal

Workers at Drummond coal mine in Colombia go on

Workers at Drummond coal mine in Colombia go on strike July 18, 2008 5:12 PM ET By Barry Cassell Drummond Co. Inc. said in a brief July 18 statement that the work force at its Drummond Ltd. coal mine in Colombia declared a strike on July 16. "The strike continues and so do the negotiations," said the statement. "We are hopeful an agreement can be reached soon."

Drummond Colombia coal mine workers go on strike

2021-4-27  Workers at U.S. coal company Drummond's Pribbenow mine located in northern Colombia have gone on strike after a breakdown in contract talks, a union official said on Thursday. The open-pit mine produces about 2 million tonnes of coal per month, according to privately owned Drummond, which confirmed that operations have been shut down by the work stoppage.

Union members at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine

2020-3-17  Union members at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine vote to strike. The company exported 26.3 million tonnes of coal in 2019 and has 5,896 workers, of which 4,600 are union members. Go

Colombia's Fenoco coal rail workers go on strike:

2012-7-23  Fenoco workers had voted on July 13 to authorize a strike and were intalks with the company. The Fenoco strike comes at a time when workers from the 7 millionmt/year La Jagua thermal coal mine, owned by Prodeco, a unit of Glencore,walked out in protest over salary and worker's compensation Thursday.

Colombia coal mine Cerrejon requests arbitration to

2020-11-16  Colombian coal mine Cerrejon on Friday requested the Labor Ministry convene an arbitration tribunal to solve a dispute with its largest workers' union and lift a more than 70-day strike

Workers at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine to vote on

2020-3-6  London — The second stage of talks between Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine and its unions SintraCarbon and SintraCerrejon concluded Friday, with miners now expected to vote Saturday for a potential strike in response to ongoing negotiations over pay and benefits, a source said Friday.

Colombia: Workers unions from Cerrejon coal mine,

“Workers at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine to vote on strike action Saturday: Source", 6 March 2020 The second stage of talks between Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine and its unions SintraCarbon and SintraCerrejon concluded Friday, with miners now expected to vote Saturday for a potential strike in response to ongoing negotiations over pay and benefits

Colombia: Support miners striking against the 'death

2020-12-6  Once again, a company has taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to attack workers' rights. This time, it's coal miners in Colombia who have had to go on strike. Workers at the Cerrejón coal mine are in the middle of bitter dispute with three multinational

Colombia: Support miners striking against the 'death

2020-10-1  The National Union of Coal Industry Workers (Sintracarbón) is involved in a bitter strike at the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia, jointly owned by three multinational mining companies, Anglo American, BHP and Glencore. In February 2020, Sintracarbón, in good faith, withdrew its list of demands and suspended collective bargaining negotiations

In Colombia’s La Guajira, the native Wayuu are

2020-5-13  The workers at the Cerrejón coal mine have demanded better working conditions, but measures to prevent COVID-19 have put a planned strike on

Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike? London

2020-9-3  The Cerrejon mine is the largest opencast coal mine in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. It is owned by three mining companies listed on the London Stock Exchange Anglo American, BHP and Glencore. Workers at the mine have been on strike since 31 August.

Colombia: Support miners striking against the 'death

2020-12-6  Once again, a company has taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to attack workers' rights. This time, it's coal miners in Colombia who have had to go on strike. Workers at the Cerrejón coal mine are in the middle of bitter dispute with three multinational

Union members at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine

2020-3-17  Union members at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine vote to strike. The company exported 26.3 million tonnes of coal in 2019 and has 5,896 workers, of which 4,600 are union members. Go

In Colombia’s La Guajira, the native Wayuu are

2020-5-13  The workers at the Cerrejón coal mine have demanded better working conditions, but measures to prevent COVID-19 have put a planned strike on

Labor dispute at Colombia’s most profitable coal mine

2013-2-18  The Cerrejon mine located in the northern Colombian department of Guajira is the largest open-pit coal mine in the world and is responsible for approximately 5% of global coal sales. Workers went on strike in early February due to wages they deemed were too

After bitter 9-month strike, Asarco miners keep up

2020-11-2  After more than eight weeks on strike, 100 Dominion grocery chain workers took their picket line to the Loblaw distribution center at the Donovans Industrial Park in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, Oct. 15. This warehouse supplies Loblaw-owned outfits across the Canadian Colombia miners strike over coal boss concession demands

200 jobs slashed at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine

2014-2-11  Due to its location, the mine, one of the largest producers of coal in Colombia, the fourth largest global exporter, suffers from acute dry spells and, consequently, damaging levels of coal dust. According to a statement released by the company Monday, Cerrejon will be forced to let the workers go in order to meet with environmental commitments

Urgent Action On Colombian Miners Prensa Rural

2018-3-19  Please Help To Control Globalization Urgent Action On Colombian Miners. by Colombia Support Network June 7, 2006. Two mining companies, U.S.-based Drummond Coal Company and Swiss-based Glencore International, after years of ignoring the needs of miners and attacking their unions, are now the subject of strikes by aggrieved workers.

Power generation may fall coal workers go on strike

2019-9-24  › Power generation may fall coal workers go on strike. general secretary, All India Coal Workers Federation, which is affiliated to CITU. SQ Zama, secretary-general at Indian National Mine Workers' Federation, which is under INTUC, said workers would follow up the strike with more protests, which may include an indefinite strike if the

Coal miners in Alabama are striking for their fair share

2021-4-12  On Thursday, April 1, around 1,100 coal miners at Warrior Met Coal in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, went on strike. After the bargaining unit with the United Mine Workers of America reached a

The Iva Valley miners strike and massacre at Enugu

2018-1-24  On the 18th November 1949, 21 striking miners and a bystander were shot dead at a British government-owned coal mine at Enugu, Nigeria; 51 were injured. The miners were fighting for back-pay owed to them for a period of casualisation known as ‘rostering’, later declared illegal, and had been sacked following a work to rule.