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After a 94% strike vote (on over 80% turnout) nearly 200 tower crane drivers took one day strike action at HTC Plant Ltd. and had a further 2 days planned. The second strike day was postponed when the company came back to the negotiating table. HTC and UCATT settled the dispute with a 3 year pay deal worth over 14% on basic rates. Bonus has been consolidated into basic pay and previous T&Cs have been reinstated.
Check out the story on the UCATT website by clicking the link below.
Huber Ballesteros, vice-president of FENSUAGRO (Colombia’s second biggest union) and a high profile Human Rights Activist, has been in prison since August 2013 accused of ‘rebellion’ and ‘financing terrorism’ but has still not been brought to trial.