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Labour news from Central America


Belize

BWS says workers not released over “gossip” 2014-07-10 [Breaking News]
BCWU wins pay increase for BTL workers 2014-04-13 [Breaking News]
A 12 hour strike by stevedores over subsistence 2014-03-22 [News 5]


Costa Rica

Private sector workers ask for 4.12 percent salary hike 2014-06-17 [The Tico Times]
No classes today as teachers continue strike after Monday payment fail 2014-05-14 [Inside Costa Rica]
City Workers in Costa Rica’s Capital End Strike 2014-05-14 [LAHT]


El Salvador

April 28th: The Occupational Safety reaches the radio 2014-04-27 [BWI]
Union-Backed Candidate Wins First Round in Election 2014-02-07 [Labor Notes]
When the All-Inclusive tourism model doesn't include worker rights 2013-10-18 [IUF]


Guatemala

Mayan People’s Council Organizes National Strike 2014-06-30 [Upside Down World]
Guatemala 'must do more' to protect trade unionists 2014-06-10 [PSI]
Featured news coverage of PSI solidarity in Guatemala 2014-06-10 [PSI]


Honduras

Border Crisis Spurs AFL-CIO, Honduran Labor Movement to Call for Renewed Attention to Labor Rights Violations in Honduras 2014-07-29 [AFL-CIO]
11 trapped in gold mine 2014-07-03 [The Global Post]
Union reaches deal with Chiquita subsidiary 2014-07-01 [Fresh Fruit Portal]


Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s controversial canal 2014-05-29 [Equal Times]
Workers in sugar-cane industry have unknown kidney disease 2014-05-09 [NYTimes]
April 28th: Walk for Occupational Safety 2014-04-27 [BWI]


Panama

Striking employees resume work on Panama Canal 2014-07-26 [The Gulf News]
Canal Authority calls on group to broker strike deal 2014-07-24 [BN Americas]
Strike ends at Panama Canal expansion project 2014-05-08 [The Business Recorder]
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