Victor Baez General Secretary of Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA) and Stephen Benedict, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) representative took part in a special class aimed at young participants of Trade Union Training Programme for UOCRA’s Youth.
Within the framework of the Trade Union Training Programme for UOCRA’s Youth it was delivered a special class in the presence of Victor Baez General Secretary of Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA) and Stephen Benedict, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) representative The meeting brought together Deputy Secretary in charge of the UOCRA Capital and the General Secretary of the Northern Buenos Aires and members of the Central Executive Committee of UOCRA, Rubén Pronotti and Osvaldo Rodríguez, and young participants in the Trade Union Training course at the Building Workers Union UOCRA headquarters. There were also present members of UOCRA - CGT RA International Team, President of the Regional Women's Committee of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Building and Wood Workers' International - BWI Marta Pujadas, Guillermo Zuccotti, members of the Central Electoral Board of UOCRA and representatives of other Argentine trade union organizations. The class was held to commemorate the International Youth Day, understanding that the training of young people is essential for the defence and strengthening of the policies of Trade Union action being conducted by UOCRA. In that sense, the TUCA and ITUC leaders emphasized the importance of the training of workers, and celebrate the experience that UOCRA carries out through its Trade Union Training Programme for UOCRA’s Youth, an initiative of UOCRA General Secretary Gerardo Martínez. After speeches delivered by the special guests leaders, an introductory class was conducted of what would be the training module on "Social Communication and Union Management". The class was conducted by the head of UOCRA Press Office, Ricardo Caamaño, who spoke about the importance of communication in action and Union representation by UOCRA representatives.
UOCRA Social Network reminds that today is the deadline to register for the 1st Contest "Building up Art" for the design of Artistic Work for Institutional Recognition...
This contest aims to summon designers, plastic and creative artists from various disciplines to participate in the design contest of a work of art that will be given to distinguished personalities in the field of culture, national and international policy, government officials, representatives of international organizations and/or distinguished citizens prominent in society in general... The Work of art must be a symbol that identifies-the "culture of work". Especially, express the pursuit of promotion and cultural, educational and social development of workers. Today is the deadline to register!
Interview for Newspaper LA NACION
The scourge of addiction affects transversely to society regardless of social classes and the world of work is not free of this problem. Uocra was the first Trade Union to sign a collaborative agreement with the Sedronar when Rafael Bielsa was its head. We carry out a prevention program in different parts of the country, and from the Trade Union action, we are on permanent alert to avoid the penetration of drug organizations especially especially on major work sites
With a wide range of cultural activities open to the community, UOCRA Culture Programme renewed its agenda for the month of August with musical and theatrical proposals. Under the motto “;August is Tango in UOCRA Culture” the programme will develop a cycle of concerts in Theatre "Gastón Barral”, starting on 7 August with the participation of Lucrecia Merico who will release her single “;Por eso” (That’s why) The cycle will feature outstanding artists: Walter Romero, the guitar trio "Dipi Kvitko Trio", the group La Siniestra, the Ventarrón Quintet, Varela Stella Díaz singer and the Group Las del Abasto, presenting their show "Minas de Tango" (Tango Women) The closing will take place on 28 August by the Quartet Esteban Morgado. The theatrical agenda will open this month with the play "Distracciones" (Distractions), by Carlos Gorostiza produced by the Teatro Cervantes, and continue with the four performances for the play "Viva la Vida" (Enjoy Life), featuring the work of Alejandra Majluf, directed by Emmanuel De Martino. For the kids, the month of August has two proposals for children's Theatre: the play "Próxima Parada”, (Next stop), co-produced with Argentinean Chamber of the Building Industry [CAC] and the play "R.A.P. Recuento Argentino de Personajes” (Argentine retelling of characters), directed by Miguel Israilevich. Both will be presented in Theatre "Gastón Barral", belonging to the UOCRA.
Together with UOCRA Rio Tercero, working conditions were surveyed at Central Nuclear Embalse works.
Within the framework of the Programme on Management and Work’s Inspection there carried out survey actions in the works Central Nuclear Embalse (Río Tercero – Córdoba)which nowadays provides enough energy to power 3 and 4 million people. The energy generated provides power to Northwest of Argentina, Cuyo, Center, Greater Buenos Aires-Litoral. In this third stage of work, there is a "stop" of Plant in order to perform the work of replacement of powerplant essential components, including the reactor pressure tubes. After the works have been completed, the central will reach around 700 megawatts power, 6% more than the present capacity. Within the framework of the Programme on Management and Work’s Inspection UOCRA Rio Tercero - Embalse and the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), carried out survey actions on working conditions where over 800 building workers are working, on 15 July 2015. On 16 July, there was a training day for over 20 delegates, with the aim of early detection of occupational risks, and further work on adjustments and continuous monitoring of working conditions. Trade Union action, within the framework of Act 23551, allows us to raise awareness and incorporate Working Conditions and Environment improvement through union actions and technical support.
Survey actions, dissemination and awareness of working conditions in the works of the Housing Plan "Santa Catalina" carried out in the province of Corrientes, within the framework of Programme PRO.CRE.AR
Within the framework of the Programme on Management and Work’s Inspection UOCRA and the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), together with UOCRA Corrientes carried out survey actions in the works of Housing Plan "Santa Catalina" located near the Capital City of the Province of Corrientes. These surveys are aimed at early detection of any breach related to inappropriate working conditions and environment. About 400 building workers are working in this Plan in charge of tasks of civil works (masonry, excavations, concrete and electricity) applied to one, two or three-storey houses. Activities were carried out between Union teams of UOCRA Corrientes and UOCRA technical teams belonging to Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Trade Union action, within the framework of Act 23551, allows us to raise awareness and incorporate Working Conditions and Environment improvement through union actions and technical support.