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“Two Points for Workers”

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June 20, 2011


Decree – Labor mediation by the Associated Work Cooperatives will end. 300,000 jobs will be legalized. The decree, which establishes norms for the operation of Associated Work Cooperatives (Cooperativas de Trabajo Asociado, CTA), is now a reality. Although Colombia acted as a result of demands made by the United States to approve the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) – which sounds unpleasant – the fact that this is very good news for the working class must not be overlooked.