Union objects to Colombian central bank’s branch closures


The union that represents workers at the Colombian central bank has condemned its plans to repurpose some of its regional branch offices. The union, Anebre, claimed the central bank was engaging in a “labour massacre” that would cost nearly 100 jobs.

The Bank of the Republic announced on February 1 that six regional branches would become “cultural agencies” from March. These branches will cease offering treasury services and cash distribution. The central bank says it has offered a redundancy

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