LabourStart - Central America

In Honduras and El Salvador, “trade union leaders are vulnerable to possible assassination at any moment”

Today's labour news

UNI calls for finance to be included in European due diligence directive, and warns legislators not to be swayed by ugly industry lobbying 2023-10-21 [UNI]

Europe's travel strikes in June and July: When, where and what disruption you can expect 2023-06-19 [Euronews]

WFTU statement: The WFTU is on the side of the workers and the peoples of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua 2022-06-02 [WFTU]

Central America New York Death of a Dairy Farm Worker Exposes Dangerous Conditions and Labor Abuse 2022-06-01 [Documented]

Central America Costa Rica, a well-known and applauded environmental model, is faced with lesser known but major challenges 2021-11-22 [Equal Times]

VIDEO Central America Trade unions on Costa Rican pineapple plantations continue to grow 2021-07-27 [Banana Link]

Central America Sixty workers dismissed at Costa Rican banana plantation undermining union recruitment efforts 2021-07-05 [Banana Link]

Their son was murdered on his way to the United States 2021-03-23 [Arbetet Global]

VIDEO  Donations provide hurricane relief for banana workers in Central America For more info  ActNOW!  2021-01-22 [Banana Link]

USA El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua: so far from God, so close to the United States 2020-09-03 [Equal Times]

Central America Michigan 50 immigrants helping Michigan flood recovery got coronavirus, say safety was neglected 2020-07-21 [Detroit Free Press]

Central America Central American Workers Demand $1.7B in Back Pay From U.S. Firms 2020-05-15 [WWD]

Central America A Former Farmworker on American Hypocrisy: In the pandemic, “illegal” workers are now deemed “essential” by the federal government 2020-05-10 [NYTimes]

Deportation Contagions 2020-03-26 [Nacla]

COVID-19: ‘Maquila Workers Shouldn't Bankroll Employers' 2020-03-24 [Solidarity Center]

Central America Guatemala: a workers' paradise? 2020-03-11 [Equal Times]

In Honduras and El Salvador, “trade union leaders are vulnerable to possible assassination at any moment” 2020-03-04 [Equal Times]

Central America Robert Lobell: U.S. exploitation in South and Central America 2019-08-24 [The Union]

Mexico Declaration of solidarity with the Central American Migrant Caravan 2018-12-19 [PSI]

Central America Immigration agents arrest 160 workers at Texas trailer plant 2018-08-30 [Reuters]

Central America Uncontrolled development turns Mexican tourist paradise into an environmental time bomb 2018-01-18 [Equal Times]

Central America Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt U.S. Rebuilding Efforts 2017-12-07 [NPR]

Central America Banana importer is trying to push Fairtrade into the mainstream 2017-10-23 [The Globe and Mail]

Young trade unionists organize 2017-09-11 [BWI]

Central America The Inter-American Development Bank's ‘investment shock' will not benefit Central American workers 2017-08-15 [Equal Times]

Central America As El Salvador increases its minimum wage, big business increases the pressure to reduce worker gains 2017-06-27 [Equal Times]

Caribbean Hipster Icon American Apparel Buys Honduras Sweatshop Shirts 2017-04-09 [TeleSUR]

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