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[PDF] UNI Global Union and Prosegur – Specific instance communication

Author: UNI Global Union, Published on: 25 November 2013

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Prosegur to respond. Prosegur response provided] This dispute involves the actions of private security firm, Prosegur, concerning its operations in South America...In Latin America...Prosegur...retaliates against workers who exercise their freedom of association and collective bargaining rights. Prosegur’s retaliation for union activity is done...through discriminating against union members regarding pay increases and bonuses based on union affiliation, denying permanent employment contracts for union activists, undermining collective bargaining by creating sham collective agreements, harassing and retaliating against union leaders, violating laws related to collective bargaining and dismissing workers who are instrumental in forming unions or workers who engage in lawful strikes...UNI calls upon the Spanish [OECD] NCP to investigate the problems in Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru...

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