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.
All nine members of the executive committee of the SITETSA (Sindicato De Trabajadores Empresa Talsa) union were sacked in February this year by their employers, the agribusiness company TALSA in Peru. Two former union members were also dismissed. TALSA denies the legal existence, not only of the union committee, but also of the FENTRAIR federation (Federacion Nacional De Trabajadores Del Sector Agrario, Industria Read more...
Interview with Guillermo Touma - President of Fenacle (Ecuadorian banana workers trade union). Source: Ecuador: bananas leave bad taste for workers', International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), Online, 2002 Brussels 22 November 2002 (ICFTU OnLine): On the eve of the Presidential... Read more workers' testimonies...