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By Robert J. Alexander

In this quantity, Alexander sketches the heritage of geared up exertions within the nations of Uruguay and Paraguay. He covers such themes because the position of equipped hard work within the economics and politics of those nations and their kinfolk with the foreign exertions circulate. it's in accordance with broad own contacts of the writer with the exertions activities over nearly part a century. it could actually appear strange at the start to have either one of those nations in a single quantity simply because there doesn't exist at any place else in Latin the US such old political disparity among neighboring nations as that among Uruguay and Paraguay. in spite of the fact that despite the political contrasts, there are particular similarities within the historical past of the hard work pursuits of those republics.

In either Uruguay and Paraguay, the earliest companies to be based by way of the employees have been mutual gain societies, instead of exchange unions. yet in either nations, exchange unions which sought to guard their individuals opposed to employers began appearing. through the early years of the 20 th century, those unions started to call for that employers negotiate with them, and there have been a growing number of moves, trying to make those calls for powerful. there have been quickly efforts to collect a few of the exchange unions into broader neighborhood, nationwide, and overseas exertions organizations.

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January 5, 1911. 62. , June 12, 1911. 63. Pintos, op. , page 103. 64. El Amigo del Obrera, periodical of Círculos Católicos de Obreros del Uruguay, Montevideo, December 6, 1911. 65. Ibáñez manuscript, op. cit. 66. Ibid. 67. Ibáñez biography of Frugoni, op. cit. 68. Ibáñez manuscript, op. cit. 69. Ibid. 70. El Socialista, published by Emilio Frugoni, op. , January 15, 1906. 71. El Socialista, published by José Ríos Silva, op. , August 25, 1907. 72. , September 1, 1907. 73. , September 22, 1907.

119 However, the CPUO ignored Brandler’s appeal. The Comité Pro Unidad Obrera turned itself into the Unión Sindical Uruguaya (USU) in 1923. This name indicated the syndicalist orientation of the USU, copied as it was from the Unión Sindical Argentina, the syndicalist central labor organization across the Rio de la Plata. ws/blogs/ChrisRedfield The First Half Century of Uruguayan Organized Labor 27 into its ranks. 120 Eugenio Gómez noted that in spite of the constant rebuffs that they received within the USU, the Communists continued to function within that group throughout most of the 1920s.

142. Poblete Troncoso, op. , page 253. 143. , page 252. 144. Interview with Severino Mauro Delgado, secretary of organization of Unión ObreraTextil of UGT, in Montevideo, October 10, 1946. 145. Interview with Mario Acosta, secretary of organization of Sindicato Único de la Industria de la Construcción of UGT, in Montevideo, October 10, 1946. 146. Interview with Juan Castedo, leader of Sindicato de Cocineros y Pasteleros del Uruguay (Autónomo), in Montevideo, October 15, 1946. 147. Interview with Nazario Alvarez, Eduardo Severi, and Oscar Sea, press secretary, assistant treasurer, and secretary general, respectively, of Organización Obrera del Omnibus of UGT, in Montevideo, October 15, 1946.

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