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11 June 2019

Ecuador: Companies release joint statement in support of threatened labour rights defender Jorge Acosta

Today companies sourcing bananas from Ecuador - Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo - released a joint statement to Ecuadorian government in support of Jorge Acosta, the coordinator of the banana workers’ union ASTAC ...

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11 June 2019

Ecuador: European cos. publicly support defender Jorge Acosta & call on govt. to protect defenders

Author: Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo

"Letter in support of Jorge Acosta", 11 Jun 2019...

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Company non-response
11 June 2019

Fyffes did not respond re: defender Jorge Acosta

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28 March 2019

Honduras: Irish fruit company, Fyffes, expelled from Ethical Trading Initiative for violating workers´ rights to freedom of association

Author: The Grocer (United Kingdom)

“Fyffes expelled from Ethical Trading Initiative”, 26 de marzo de 2019...

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26 March 2019

Fyffes expelled from ETI over failure to address alleged labour abuses at melon plantation in Honduras

Author: Paul O’Donoghue, The Times

"Union row costs Fyffes its ethical recognition", 25 March 2019...

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22 March 2019

Fyffes response

Author: Fyffes

There have been two union groups seeking recognition on our farm Suragroh in Honduras. Fyffes is committed to freedom of association and we will enter negotiations with unions that demonstrate they represent a reasonable number of our workers. One of...

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19 March 2019

Honduras: Workers report alleged threats and harassment at Fyffes' subsidiary farm; claim Fyffes not respecting deal it signed with union

Few weeks after an agreement reached by the Union of agroindustry workers STATS (by its name in Spanish) and the fruit company Fyffes (subsidiary of Sumitomo) workers and the union accused the company of not complying with terms in the agreement, such...

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21 January 2019

Following loss of Fair Trade certificate, Fyffes recognises union at its Honduras melon farm

Author: Fresh Fruit Portal

“Fyffes recognizes Honduran melon farm union following Fair Trade USA decertification”, 18 of January, 2019...

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NGO rejoinder
21 January 2019
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Author: Portal Frutícola

“Fyffes reconoce sindicato de granjas de melón hondureño tras pérdida de certificación de Fair Trade”, 18 de enero 2019...

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17 December 2018
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Tras denuncias del Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Agroindustria y Similares (STAS) sobre supuestos abusos laborales a trabajadores de la Melonera Suragroh, incluyendo la negación del derecho de asociación, por parte de la empresa agrícola Fyffes, Fair...

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