Labour leaders voiced concern about growing unemployment at a meeting with Argentinean President, Marie Estela Peron, on Tuesday (5 August).
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Background: Labour leaders voiced concern about growing unemployment at a meeting with Argentinean President, Marie Estela Peron, on Tuesday (5 August).
For the 44-year-old President it was the second consecutive day of full duties after being confined to her suburban residence for three weeks recovering from mental and physical exhaustion.
She had talks on the country's growing unemployment problem with General Labour Confederation leader, Casildo Herrera, chief of the combined metallurgic union organisations, Lorenzo Miguel, and leader of the building construction union, Rogelio Papagno.
The confederation has promised to issue a statement on the "unforeseeable social and political consequences" likely to aries from any factory closures.
The unions estimate that 250,000 workers have been dismissed in the past two weeks as a result of the economic recession.
But the governor of Buenos Aires province -- Victor Calabro, himself a Labour leader -- has forecast that unemployment may soon reach one million, on ten per cent of the work force.