On April 16, 2014, incendiary bombs were thrown at the headquarters of SINTRAEMCALI, the public sector union in Cali, Colombia. The attack comes just days after a major court decision on April 11, which ordered Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos and Vice President Angelino Garzón to ask (...)
Camposol is one of the largest agribusiness companies in Peru. It is also one of the most resolutely anti-union. On 13 March, one day after the start of action in support of the workers’ demands, Camposol employees were brutally assaulted by the police, 18 of them were detained and one of the (...)
In March 2014, the Spanish multinational Prosegur once again imposed a “collective pact" by bribing and threatening the workers. Two million pesos was the amount offered on this occasion to any unionised worker agreeing to renounce the union and the collective bargaining agreement and to accept (...)
On 14 March 2014, the Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Empresa Nacional Portuaria (SITRAENP) reported that, against the background of the privatisation of port operations in Honduras, the multinational port management company ICTSI and its subsidiary in Honduras Operadora Portuaria (...)
On 14 March 2014, the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA), reported the dismissal of three hundred workers from the TICOFRUT agri-food export company, based on Costa Rica’s northern border. The workers were dismissed after demanding better working conditions.
According to the (...)