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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Peru’s biggest agro-export company, Camposol, once again finds itself in the frontline of worker protests, this time at their main production site near Trujillo in Northern Peru. Workers affiliated to the SITECASA union have a list of commitments made by the company, including in the collective agreement, that have not been met. They accuse the company of talking the rhetoric of responsibility, but not practising it Read more...

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Ecuadorian unionists have had five trade unions broken up in plantations owned by banana companies and 159 workers have been fined. But they can fight back by through capacity building supported by your donation to Banana Link.   You can also support a grass roots education programme in Cameroon... Read more...

Workers' testimonies

Background: Pablo works on PinaFrut pineapple plantation owned by national producer Grupo Acon, in the South Atlantic region of Costa Rica. He has been a SITRAP activist for 4 years. In 2006 and 2008 Pablo wrote, on behalf of a group of workers, two ‘Letters to the outside world’ (see link below)... Read more workers' testimonies...