Sweatshops & Labour

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    Stitched Up: the Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion Launch!

    Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion Launch! The Haiti Support Group is proud to support the book launch for…

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    Labour Solidarity Meeting on Haiti

    Caribbean Labour Solidarity Meeting on Haiti Following the success of the Haitian people winning their freedom from French enslavement in…

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    Caracol: None of Your Business – Haiti Briefing 75

    New Release: Haiti Briefing 75 - Caracol: None of Your Business The latest issue of the Haiti Briefing, the Haiti…

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    Wage Hike in Haiti Doesn’t Address Factory Abuses

    IPS Article Reports: Wage Hike in Haiti Doesn’t Address Factory Abuses Inter Press Service, December 3 2013 By J. REGAN…

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    Haitian Garment Workers Shortchanged on Pay

    New York Times, October 15, 2013 By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD and STEVEN GREENHOUSE MEXICO CITY — Garment factories in Haiti,…

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    Haitian Sweatshops: Made in the U.S.A.

    March 21, 2013  Fran Quigley, In These Times original article here When the shift changes in the late afternoon, thousands…

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    Caracol Industrial Park: Worth the risk?

    March 7, 2013  Kale Je/Haiti Grassroots Watch original article here Caracol and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 7 March 2013 – Last October,…

  • Beaten Haitian Worker Continues Fight for $7-Per-Day Wage

    March 5, 2013  Dan Schneider, In These Times original article hereWhen Haiti's minimum wage rose to 300 Gourds ($7 US)…

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    Phoenix Project… born again?

    January 21, 2013 Kale Je/Grassroots watch original article here Port-au-Prince, HAITI, 22 January 2013 – For more than two years,…

  • Subsidizing Starvation

    January 11, 2013  Maura R O'Connor, Foreign Policy How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the…

  • Gold Rush in Haiti

    By Jacob Kushner, Guernica August 15, 2012 original article here Riches beckon from beneath Haiti's hills, and mining companies are…

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    Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On

    New Internationalist issue on Haiti Beyond Relief Beyond Belief is the lead article in the analysis/special feature section of the…

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    Earthquake Relief where Haiti wasn’t Broken

    By Deborah Sontag, The New York Times, July 5, 2012 CARACOL, Haiti — On the first anniversary of the Jan.…

  • Haitian Workers Campaign against Slave Labour Conditions

    Batay Ouvriye, Haiti, May 2012 The May Day activities took place as planned. In Cap Haïtien, around 500 workers, from…

  • May 1, Labour Day: “Work Yes! Slavery No!”

    HSG from Port-au-Prince, 01-05-2012   A small crowd of civil society activists and workers assembles outside the huge barriere gates of the SONAPI free trade assembly…

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    Ending Intimidation of Textile Workers: Campaign

    Photo: Demo against the dismissal of SOTA workers - © Joris Willems/HSG Haiti Support Group, London, 6 October 2011 - …

  • Campaign to end intimidation of textile workers union SOTA

    Campaign to end intimidation of textile workers' union The Haitian workers rights organisation Batay Ouvriye (BO), whose campaigns we have…

  • Assembly plants are no quick fix after the quake

    HSG from Port-au-Prince, 12-09-2011 Recently, Antèn Ouvriye (Workers Antenna) organized a conference in Port-au-Prince on the application of the minimum…

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    Katz: Haiti Accord “paves way” for Korean Factories

    Photo: Inside a Garment Factory, Haiti - © Choose Haiti By Jonathan M. Katz, ASSOCIATED PRESS, September 20, 2010, 8:49 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP)…

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    Report from Batay Ouvriye Demonstration

    Photo: Batay Ouvriye PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- On Wednesday July 28th, 2010, the workers organisation Batay Ouvriye held a demonstration. The…

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    Protest the physical abuse of Haitian workers in Port-au-Prince sweatshops!

    Protest the physical abuse of Haitian workers in Port-au-Prince sweatshops! Sample protest letter to send to Willbes & Co. Ltd.…

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    Saving the Clothing Industry

    Magazen Kostim/Flikr 21 February 2010 Jordanie Pinquie Rebeca leans forward and guides a piece of suit-jacket wool and its silky…

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    One Haitian dollar… One Man’s Total Worldly Wealth

    26 January 2010 It was a searing image on a day when world leaders gathered in Montreal to discuss the…

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    Campaign: Garment Assembly Workers in Port-au-Prince

    Mark Howard/25 Ed The Haiti Support Group backs the struggle of the 20,000-odd workers who assemble garments for export who…

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    Haitian Workers’ Organiser makes European Connections

    A representative of a Haitian workers' organisationhas completed a two week trip to Europe to make contact with garment workers'…

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    Protest Against Abuse of Workers’ Rights

    Protest Against Abuse of Workers’ Rights Mr. Raymond JAAR CEO Brasserie de La Couronne S.A. Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Haïti…

  • Campaign in support of other new unions and workers’ organisations

    See the LabourStart Haiti news section Abuse of workers’ rights at La Couronne Brewery–Coca-Cola Haiti – May 2006  American Center…

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    Collective Bargaining Contract Signed in Ouanaminthe

    Links to other websites ITUC interview with Batay Ouvriye's Yannick Etienne, June 2007 The US Solidarity Centre's Haiti programme in…

  • Where is the respect for workers’ rights?

    1  May 2004 A snapshot of working conditions at the Laguna Azul Haiti company (originally: Yon kout je sou kondisyon…

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    Minimum Wage in Haiti Not Enough to Survive

    Lee Cohen/Flikr 15 October 2003 Port-au-Prince Amy Bracken, Haitian Times Staff Paulaine Saint-Fleur, a 24-year-old living in the impoverished neighborhood…

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    Haiti’s Labour Movement in Renaissance

    Haiti’s Labour Movement in Renaissance. International Union Rights – quarterly magazine of The International Centre for Trade Union Rights –…

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