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Argentina’s port workers launch sudden strike, affecting grain shipments

A union spokesman confirmed that its members who are grains pork workers were holding surprise strikes in protest of stalled talks over wages.

10 November 2020, at 9:17am

Reuters reports that the move is impacting shipments in one of the world's top exporters of grain.

"We are going to make surprise halts as much as we consider it necessary," said Juan Carlos Peralta, a spokesman for the URGARA union, which represents inspectors who check the quality of grains before they are loaded onto ships.

"It is a strike in one of the richest sectors in Argentina. We have exhausted all avenues of dialogue."

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