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

Today's labour news

Deportation Contagions 2020-03-26 [Nacla]

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

Unions take action in support of sustainable national and regional industry 2017-11-20 [IndustriALL]

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]

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

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

Hope for worker rights at Fyffes subsidiaries in Costa Rica and Honduras? Primary tabs  ActNOW!  2017-05-10 [Banana Link]

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

Investors back €751m takeover of Fyffes by Sumitomo 2017-01-17 [Irish Times]

The Price of Sugar: Chronic Kidney Disease Stalks Sugarcane Workers 2016-11-01 [Our Times]

The forgotten victims of the Nicaraguan Canal 2016-10-06 [Equal Times]

CAFTA Fueling Human Tragedy 2016-08-04 [Workers Independent News]

Worker activists in Nicaragua and Honduras demand jobs with dignity 2016-06-02 [CUPE]

American unions condemn deportations of Central American families 2016-02-09 [Equal Times]

PSI and EPSU condemn passage of ‘’refugee-stripping regulations” in Europe 2016-02-04 [PSI]

Building Bridges: Obama Vows Massive Deportations of Central American Refugees For more info 2016-01-06 [WBAI Radio]

Where journalists pay the ultimate price for doing a good job 2016-01-05 [Equal Times]

Central America: where journalists pay the ultimate price for doing a good job 2016-01-05 [Equal Times]

CWA STATEMENT ON GOVERNMENT’S PLANNED IMMIGRATION RAIDS 2015-12-26 [CWA]

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