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By Robert J. Alexander

This quantity strains the background of equipped exertions in Peru and Ecuador from its first visual appeal within the past due 19th century until eventually the top of the 20th century. It discusses the family of alternate unionism with fiscal improvement and politics, quite the political trends inside of equipped hard work. It additionally discusses the adverse effect at the exchange union move of the loose enterprise-free alternate regulations of the final many years of the 20th century.

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180 The Communists said later that they regarded the Prado government not as a democratic one, but as a transitional regime. S. ”183 The same writer listed the Communists as part of the 10 percent minority that was ruling the country against the wishes of the 90 percent majority. ”184 Juan P. Luna was a member of Congress and did yeoman’s work for both his party and the labor movement. He was active in getting workers out of jail who had run afoul of the authorities as a result of their union activities, and he succeeded in convincing the administration to push at least some labor legislation.

215 Finally, the Unión Departamental succeeded in getting the government to establish a minimum salary in the Lima and Callao areas in a decree that established a Tripartite Commission to establish this minimum. The first minimum salary that was established was for 250 soles a month; salaries were as low as 75 soles for women before the decree. The Federación General de Empleados del Perú was founded in October 1946 and was reported to have 70,000 members six months later. It had affiliates in 16 of the chief cities and towns.

Organized Labor in Peru through 1948 15 intemperance, of disagreement without insults or diatribes. We shall search for, by all means at our disposal, the close cooperation between management and obreros, directions and empleados whose interests are parallel lines reaching to infinity without obstructing without obstructing one another. 93 THE FIRST LOCAL LABOR CONGRESS OF LIMA The first local labor congress of Lima was held in April 1921. Most labor organizations of the capital were represented, and the principal subject of discussion was whether the congress should pledge support of anarchist Communism.

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