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1/25/18

Another shining example of the Torex method of community relations

By some macabre coincidence, IKN puts up this post on Torex and its CEO's delusions of being a top brain on Mexico relations before the bell this morning, but just a few hours later, news appears:

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Unifor is outraged at the murder of a third worker striking against Canadian owned Torex Gold Resources in Mexico.
"Workers are being murdered for opposing Torex Gold and nothing is being done about it," said National President Jerry Dias. "How many must die before corporations and corrupt Mexican unions are held accountable?"
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According to the National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Allied Workers of the Mexican Republic (Los Mineros), last week labour activist Quintin Salgado was on his way to meet strikers from Torex Gold's Media Luna mine when he was intercepted and pulled from his vehicle. Salgado was beaten, his cell phone was destroyed and he was threatened with further violence if he kept advocating for a change of unions and a new contract. Yesterday that threat was realized when Salgado was brutally murdered.

Full NR here. But of course TXG has nothing to do with it. Totally unrelated to the union in-fighting, even though the company sides with the CTM union because it struck the cozt deal with them that the workers at Torex are striking over. Nothing at all to do with the three deaths, right Fred? Now, tell us about your CSR expertise again...