Trade Union Solidarity

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Our Union to Union programme builds solidarity links between Latin America and West African trade unions at one end of international banana and pineapple supply chains, and British trade unionists at the other.

Find out more about Banana Link's capacity building work with GAWU and FAWU our trade union partners in West Africa and how you can support this programme.

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Chiquita has bought a group of three Honduran plantations, formerly known as Tres Hermanas, following more than a year of conflict involving the former owner of the Honduran banana company and independent workers’ union SITRAINBA. Until now Chiquita branded and marketed the bananas produced by the Tres Hermanas group, but it now owns the company, having sacked the previous management and rehired the workforce. After Read more...

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In 2012/13, donations from supporters towards Banana Link core
funds helped to strengthen the organisation’s capacity to put 'solidarity into action'. In this period Banana Link secured direct union‐to‐union funding ‐ including key donations from the UNISON International Development Fund and... Read more...

Workers' testimonies

Washington Orellano - leader of the port worker's association threatened with legal action for criticising his employers. Interview recorded and translated by Jan Nimmo, Puerto Bolívar, Ecuador, May 2003My name is Washington Orellana. I'm general secretary of the Puerto Bolívar Port Workers'... Read more workers' testimonies...