News Alerts

30 Jul 2019 | 05:54 AM UTC

Chile: Customs workers to strike nationwide August 1

Chile News Alert

Customs workers are planning to hold a nationwide 24-hour strike on August 1; associated protest and delays at border crossing points possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/30/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/1/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION Chile


The National Association of Customs Officials of Chile (ANFACH) is planning a 24-hour nationwide strike for Thursday, August 1. Thousands of customs workers at checkpoints in ports, airports, and land border crossings are expected to participate in the work stoppage. Union leaders are demanding that the government withdraw a bill on human resources in the customs service that was proposed on July 18. According to ANFACH, the union was not consulted before the bill was drafted and the proposal does not include previously negotiated agreements. Associated rallies and longer wait times at customs checkpoints are anticipated during the strike.


Individuals in or planning to travel to Chile on August 1 are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and expect longer wait times at customs checkpoints.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news