Abuses including dismissals in agro-export company TALSA

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Abuses including dismissals in agro-export company TALSA

Amalia Antúnez In Montevideo, Perú UNIONS AGRICULTURE With Juan Herrera “The harassment is never ending” Peruvian anti-union blueberries   The agro-industrial company TALSA is located in the north of Peru in the La Libertad region and specialises in blueberry and asparagus production, among other products. On the 8 March, it arbitrarily dismissed all of the SITETSA […]

Empowering workers and alleviating poverty in west Africa

Between 2013 and 2016, Make Fruit Fair! partners Banana link and Fako Agricultural Workers Union of Cameroon (FAWU) worked with General Agricultural Workers Union of Ghana (GAWU) and the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF) to educate workers about their rights and to empower union representatives to […]

International Women’s Day: Reflections from Colombia

Colombia TRADE UNIONS FOR WOMEN International Women’s Day with Adela Torres   “Let’s make the 8th of March a day of demands”. Respect, justice and equity.   Last Sunday, March 6th, the National Union of Workers in Agricultural Industries (Sintrainagro) held a mass meeting of women in the municipality of Apartadó, as part of the celebration of […]

U.S. Department of Labor releases report finding serious labor rights abuses in key Peruvian export industries

The US Department of Labour (DOL) has published a report in response to a complaint filed under the US-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) by ILRF (International Labor Rights Forum – an workers’ rights American advocacy group) and Peruvian trade unions about persistent, widespread labour abuses. Under Peru’s Non-Traditional Export Promotion (NTEP) law it is perfectly […]