Campaign to change Chile’s Mine Safety Laws

At the request of the ICEM – the global union federation representing miners around the world – LabourStart has just launched a major campaign calling on the Chilean government to reform the country’s mine safety laws. This follows the failure of the government to live up to its promise to do so following the rescue of 33 trapped miners five months ago.

The campaign is here:

http://www.labourstart.org/cgi-bin/solidarityforever/show_campaign.cgi?c=891

If you’ve not yet signed up, please do so now.

But also, please help us use Facebook to promote this campaign as well — please post the link above to your wall today. This will encourage others to sign up as well. We’ve had close to 2,000 messages sent in the first 20 hours — we can do better than this if we all spread the word.

Thanks very much!

Eric Lee


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