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In August 2015, Eduardo Díaz Reguera, the legal representative of the Sindicato Único de Trabajadores de Calzado Sandak (SUTCS) and the union’s leaders and members have denounced the arbitrary arrest of the union’s general secretary, Gustavo Labastida Andriano. The union has been fighting for three (...)

In June 2015 a strike organised by the National Civil Aviation Authority’s (Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil - DINAC) Trade Union Organisation led to retaliatory measures by the Paraguayan government and the airport authorities.
The president of DINAC, Luis Aguirre, dismissed three of (...)

In June 2015, the transport company La Limpeña SRL, Line 49, dismissed 51 drivers who formed a union to improve working conditions for all the workers. Some days later, the dismissed drivers crucified themselves with nails and staged a hunger strike in front of the company’s workshops to demand a (...)

On August 2015, the ITUC was informed of the continual threats and harassment faced by Héctor Sánchez Gómez, vice president of the Community Action Board in Rubiales (municipality of Puerto Gaitán, department of Meta) and trade union leader affiliated to the Unión Sindical Obrera (USO).
According (...)

On 17 June 2015, Héctor Orlando Martínez, president of Branch 6 of the Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Universidad Autónoma de Honduras (SITRAUNAH) at the Pacific Coast Regional University Centre (CURLP-UNAH) in the city of Choluteca, was killed.
The trade unionist was killed on his way home from (...)

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