Spain - Workers quantum mine on strike - August 31, 2018

Around 85% of the workers at quantum mine Cobre Las Cruces went on strike in demand for the payment of 'toxic bonuses' (pay for work that is particularly dangerous) for subcontractors. In addition to the strike a picket line was organised at the entrance of the mine. According to the company's website, expected annual production averages 72,000 tonnes of copper which makes for 25% of the country’s internal demand.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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