Chile union delivers food to airport workers in LATAM protest

A trade union has delivered snacks to LAN workers on shift at Santiago airport, Chile, to draw public attention to the way the company treats its aviation workers there. The Union of Airport Workers (Sindilanex) said LAN (part of the LATAM group of airlines) workers at the airport have to spend up to six hours […]

February 19, 2016

LAN and TAM airline workers to strike today in Argentina and Brazil

Aviation workers in Brazil voted to strike on February 3rd· Strikes likely to continue in Argentina · Colombia is negotiating to improve conditions for workers and may join in actions supporting the Brazil and Argentina stoppages. Aviation workers from Brazil and Argentina are striking to improve the working conditions at the giant LATAM Airlines Group. […]

February 3, 2016

Airline workers strike scheduled for June 26

Conflict with LAN and TAM airlines not resolved! On 26 June, a planned strike of the Peruvian mechanics’ union (SITALANPE) will begin. The union represents 70 per cent of the workforce, and the strike is likely to affect flights in the country and the region. Licensed aviation mechanics are required to certify all aircraft. The […]

June 25, 2014

Unions and LAN are in talks to avert strike

Union leaders of LAN Peru, LAN Chile, LAN Argentina and LAN Express continue to meet with the company today in an attempt to avoid the strike scheduled for Thursday, June 26 and Friday, June 27. Dirigentes de sindicatos de LAN Perú, LAN Chile, LAN Argentina, and LAN Express continúan su reunion con la Empresa, en […]

LAN and TAM airline union leaders and company representatives to meet with Peru’s Ministry of Labour

LAN and TAM airline union leaders from Argentina, Peru and Chile will be meeting in Lima, Peru today, in an effort to convince the company to provide decent working conditions for workers in the LATAM Aviation Group. A meeting will be held today, 24 June, at Peru’s Ministry of Labour with representatives of the company […]

June 24, 2014

LAN and TAM airline workers to take action this week

LAN and TAM airline unions will take lawful solidarity action this week in Chile, Colombia and Argentina in support of strikes by LAN Peru mechanics and LAN Argentina flight attendants LAN Peru union leader reports detention and threats in Lima Airport. This week 23 to 27 June, aviation unions in the ITF LATAM Network in […]

Support LAN Peru technicians and mechanics – Act now!

Dear Sisters and Brothers, We are very pleased that over 5,100 of you have already signed up to support our joint campaign with LabourStart in defence of LAN technicians and mechanics in Peru. But we can better that! Please use your union’s mailing lists – at local, regional and national levels! And spread the word about […]

June 23, 2014

Peru: Play fair LATAM – we don’t want to be afraid to fly with you

Two years ago, the largest Brazilian airline (TAM) merged with the Chile-based LAN to create LATAM — one of the most important airline businesses in Latin America. In 2012, it flew over 65 million passengers. It has 51,000 employees. Today, with the eyes of the world focussed on Brazil, I want to draw your attention […]

June 20, 2014