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VOGELMANN, Verónica. The 100-Day Strike. Labor Unrest in Argentine Meat Processing Plants in the Early 1960s. Secuencia [online]. 2021, n.110, e1775.  Epub June 04, 2021. ISSN 2395-8464.

The aim of this article is to analyze the labor conflict developed in the Argentine meat-packing industry, in the early sixties. The national struggle process -known as “The hundred-day strike” is fully described. The focus of this study the was on the characteristics that de conflict acquired in the Gran Rosario region, of Santa Fe province. The analysis resort to wide variety of sources (union and party newspapers, official government documents, private archives, and local and national press). It concludes that even though workers suffered heavy defeat in labor conditions and rights, a new trade union activism in the working. This research contributes to the struggles, workings processes transformations and the trade union organization literature.

Keywords : labor conflict; meat-packing industry; workings processes; trade union organization; Argentina.

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