• Short Summary

    MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND WORKERS STAGING PROTESTS IN BUENOS AIRES, HAVE "OCCUPIED" FACTORIES AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS IN THE ARGENTINE CAPITAL.

  • Description

    MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND WORKERS STAGING PROTESTS IN BUENOS AIRES, HAVE "OCCUPIED" FACTORIES AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS IN THE ARGENTINE CAPITAL.

    IT WAS ESTIMATED THAT MORE THAN A THOUSAND FACTORIES WERE TAKEN OVER BY THE WORKERS AS PART OF "ACTION PLAN" OF THE ARGENTINE GENERAL WORKERS' FEDERATION (C.G.T.). THE PROTESTS, ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, FOLLOWED A SIX-DAY LULL SINCE THE LAST MASS DEMONSTRATIONS.

    THE "ACTION PLAN", WITH THE OCCUPATION OF WORK SITES BY THE WORKERS, WAS ORDERED INTO EFFECT ON MAY 18, FOR ONE MONTH, TO SUPPORT THE CONFEDERATION'S DEMANDS, WHICH INCLUDE A BASIC LIVING WAGE TIED TO THE COST OF LIVING INDEX, AND HIGHER OLD AGE PENSIONS.

    THE PLANTS TAKEN OVER INCLUDE CHEMICAL, METALLURGICAL AND ELECTRICAL FACTORIES, AND A LUXURY HOTEL. NO WORK WAS CARRIED ON AT ANY OF THESE ESTABLISHMENTS DURING THE PROTEST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACR8WMCLKSZCSBONFPO942N7
    Media URN:
    VLVACR8WMCLKSZCSBONFPO942N7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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