RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chilean government reached a historic agreement with the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT), the largest labor union in the South American country, to increase the minimum wage by 14.3%, the highest readjustment in 25 years.
The announcement, known yesterday afternoon, concludes more than six years of unsuccessful relations between the CUT and previous governments.
"In the last four years, not only was no agreement reached, but there were practically no negotiations or consultations . . .