Compania De Minas Buenaventura SAA announces workers' strike at Uchucchacua mine

Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 08:20pm EST 

Compania De Minas Buenaventura SAA:Says that Uchucchacua's worker and contractor unions initiated a strike on Dec. 4.Says the purpose of the strike is to seek the restatement of 12 workers terminated for serious misconduct against labor law.Says while Buenaventura fully respects labor and union workers' rights, it has strict guidelines regarding workers who have violated the law.Says the Peruvian Ministry of Labor has denied the proceeding of the strike at this time.