Honduras: Union leader resigns from Gildan Factory over alleged death threats; co. responds
Lino Hernandez, leader of the SitraStar union, which represents employees of the Star maquila belonging to Gildan, resigned from his job and the union over alleged death threats and intimidation to him and his family. Lino Hernández has fought for labor rights and negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement. The complete allegations are only available in Spanish here. Business & Human Rights Resource Center invited Gildan to respond; the response is available below.