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Honduras: Fruit company Fyffes accused of threatening labour activists & not recognising workers' union

The Agroindustrial Workers’ Union (STAS), representing workers in melon plantations in Choluteca in the South of Honduras, has accused Fyffes of violating their right to freedom of association by refusing to recognise the union.  Union leaders claim to have been threatened and stigmatised for their activism.

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre contacted Fyffes to respond to the accusations; the response can be found below.