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Labour news from Central America


Belize

NTUCB says Audrey made “error of judgment” over Ashcroft meeting 2015-02-13 [Breaking News]
CWU accuses Social Security of disingenuity over workers’ pay 2015-01-28 [Breaking News]
CWU executive report on successful first year 2015-01-22 [Breaking News]


Costa Rica

Banana Workers’ Strike Highlights Abuses by Corporations 2015-03-19 [IPS]
Agreement reached on wage increase for public employees 2015-02-06 [The Tico Times]
For Solís, next key issue is striking workers in essential public services 2014-12-10 [The Tico Times]


El Salvador

Maquila Plants Use Gang Members to Break Unions 2015-03-24 [IPS]
Workers face triple threat to securing better treatment 2015-02-11 [Penn State News]
New clues to mysterious kidney disease afflicting sugar cane workers 2015-02-06 [NPR]


Guatemala

BADLY PAID WORK WILL NOT SAVE GUATEMALANS FROM POVERTY 2015-03-10 [Equal Times]
Badly paid work will not save Guatemalans from poverty 2015-03-10 [Equal Times]
Coca-Cola workers in all plants now 100% unionised 2015-01-16 [UFCW]


Honduras

Garment workers under attack 2015-03-27 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Serious labour rights violations according to US Labor Department Findings 2015-03-17 [ITUC]
Child Workers, Other Labor Violations Found in Honduras by U.S. Gov't 2015-02-28 [NBC]


Nicaragua

Dockers’ unions win HIV/AIDS clause in CBA 2014-09-24 [ITF Global Union]
No sign of life from missing miners 2014-09-02 [Channel News Asia]
Trapped miners rescued; 5 remain 2014-08-31 [Yahoo News]


Panama

Workers end strike in Panama Canal expansion 2015-01-04 [InterAksyon]
Hundreds of Panama Canal Workers on Strike 2014-12-25 [Latin American Herald Tribune]
ITF helps stranded crew home 2014-11-28 [ITF Global Union]
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