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02 Nov 2020 | 06:32 PM UTC

Peru: Trade unionists plan nationwide strike November 5

Peru News Alert

CGTP trade union calls for nationwide strike on November 5; associated demonstrations expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/2/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/6/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Lima). COUNTRY/REGION Peru

Event

The Confederation general de Trabajadores del Peru (CGTP) trade union has called for a nationwide general strike on Thursday, November 5, over various issues, including the cost of living, minimum wage, and recent reforms to collective bargaining laws. An associated demonstration is being planned at Plaza San Martin in Lima at 10:00 (local time) and further rallies are likely in urban centers across Peru on the day of the strike.

Disruptions to some services are possible during the strike and a heightened security presence and localized disruptions to transport are expected in the vicinity of any large-scale demonstrations.

Advice

Those in Peru are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the vicinity of any demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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