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4 November 2003
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Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres

Un nouveau rapport produit par la CISL sur les normes fondamentales du travail à Haïti, pour coïncider avec l’examen des politiques commerciales de ce pays...montre les violations importantes...Les travailleurs qui essaient de s’organiser font l’objet...

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4 November 2003
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Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres

En un nuevo informe de la CIOSL sobre las normas fundamentales del trabajo en Haití, elaborado coincidiendo con la revisión de la política comercial de la OMC que se inicia en el día de la fecha, se enuncian las numerosísimas violaciones de las normas...

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4 November 2003
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4 November 2003

Serious violations of Core Labour Rights in Haiti

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

A new report produced by the ICFTU on core labour standards in Haiti, to coincide with the Trade Policy Review of Haiti at the WTO starting today, shows widespread violations...Those workers who try to organise are subject to constant threats,...

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30 June 2004

Levi Strauss jeans company must press Grupo M to end violations of workers' rights in Haiti

Author: Haiti Support Group

In letter sent today...to Michael Kobori, director of global code of conduct for the San Francisco-based Levi Strauss & Co., the Haiti Support Group expressed its very grave concerns regarding the behaviour of Grupo M, at the Codevi free trade...

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16 August 2004

Haiti: Scandal of workers who make Levi's

Author: Miranda Moore, New Nation

Grupo M [a supplier to Levi Strauss]...has issued a statement assuring workers [who were fired in June allegedly for unionising activities] that they will be allowed to return to the production line in the new Codevi free trade zone...It is, perhaps,...

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1 September 2004

Slave labour along the Massacre river [Haiti]

Author: Maurice Lemoine, Monde Diplomatique

The Dominican investor [in a free-trade zone in Ouanaminthe, Haiti] was clothing subcontractor Grupo M...with...a reputation for treating [workers] brutally and ignoring union rights and regulations...On 8 June 40 heavily armed soldiers from the...

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25 November 2004

Pressure mounts on Grupo M to negotiate with Haitian workers

Author: Maquila Solidarity Network

Pressure is mounting on the Dominican apparel manufacturer, Grupo M, to respect its Haitian workers’ right to organize and bargain collectively at the company’s Codevi jean factory located in Haiti’s Ouanaminthe free trade zone on the country’s border...

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1 December 2004

Labour: Developing Countries 'Trading Rights for Investment'

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1 December 2004

[PDF] full report: "Behind the brand names - Working conditions and labour rights in export processing zones"

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[refers to Tainan Enterprises, Sara Lee, Grupo M, Fujitsu, Jaqalanka, Workwear Lanka, Sanmina-SCI, Flextronics, Jabil, Solectron, Sears, JC Penney, IBM, HP, Dell, Texas Instruments, NEC]

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