The dockworkers’ union at Peru’s biggest port, Callao, has reached agreement to end a three-week strike APM Callao’s North terminal, with provisions that include improved benefits and modifications to a system for scheduling shifts,
The stoppage since May 13, 2015 has held up imports and will likely stoke inflation, according to an exporters’ association
General secretary Geraldo Honores said that members of his SUTRAMPORPC union have voted to back the deal and will sign it with the company. The union represents 650 workers at the APM terminal which it has operated since April 2011. APM has not yet responded to requests for an official comment.