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14 May 2019
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Informes preparados por la Defensoría del Pueblo y la Asociación de Trabajadores Bananeros, Agrícolas y Campesinos (ASTAC) del Ecuador, señalan presuntos abusos laborales y violaciones a la libertad de asociación sindical por empresas exportadoras de...

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14 May 2019

Ecuador: Natl. Human Rights Institution and trade unions accuse banana plantations of labour abuses including blocking freedom of association

Reports by the Natl. Ombudsman and ASTAC, a banana trade union association in Ecuador alleged labour abuses and obstacles to freedom of association by banana export companies in Ecuador, including a lawsuit against Jorge Acosta, ASTAC president.  The...

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1 March 2009

Report by Intl. Trade Union Confederation says "company profit-taking" is a major cause of the global food crisis

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1 March 2009

[PDF] A Recipe for Hunger: How the World is Failing on Food

Author: International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

[T]he current price level of basic food staples is still much higher than it was…The food crisis has affected everyone but most of all the worst off…[D]eregulation in trade and financial markets has mainly favoured agrofood multinationals…Much of the...

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31 October 2008

CSR and the role of the private sector in the sexual exploitation of children

Author: Professor Adrian Henriques

This paper has been prepared for UNICEF as a background briefing paper for the Third World Congress against the Sexual Exploitation of Children [SEC] and Adolescents…The purpose of this paper is to describe the potential of CSR to address SEC, based...

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25 September 2008
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Author: EFE

La Asociación Latinoamericana de Derechos Humanos (Aldhu) informó hoy en Quito que puso una demanda en EE.UU. contra diez compañías ecuatorianas que promocionan, importan, distribuyen y emplean el fungicida "Mancozeb" en plantaciones bananeras...

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5 May 2005

International Banana Conference: Respect for Trade Union Rights Crucial for 'Reversing the Race to the Bottom'

Author: International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF)

...the Second International Banana Conference...[expressed] strong support for action to respect trade union rights and improve worker health and safety on banana plantations as an integral part of measures to address the continuous downward pressure...

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4 May 2005
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Author: Entrevista con Edelina García, sindicalista de la FENACLE, por Maude Malengrez, Infosud

Edelina García, sindicalista de la FENACLE (Federación Nacional de Campesinos e Indígenas Libres de Ecuador)...habla sobre la falta de derechos de que adolecen los trabajadores ecuatorianos...[Dice] "Solamente se ve lo que se quiere ver y eso es lo que...

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4 May 2005
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Author: Confédération Internationale des Syndicats Libres (CISL)

...Edelina Garcia, syndicaliste de la Fenacle, la Fédération Nationale des Associations de paysans et Indigènes libres de l’Equateur qui regroupe plus de 250.000 travailleurs, indigènes ou petits paysans indépendants dans le secteur de la banane,...

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4 May 2005

Spotlight interview with Edelina Garcia [trade union organiser for the National Federation of Free Peasants' and Indigenous Peoples' Associations (FENACLE) Ecuador]

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

Edelina Garcia, a trade union organiser for FENACLE, the National Federation of Free Peasants' and Indigenous Peoples' Associations grouping 250,000 workers in the banana sector, speaks about the non-existence of workers' rights in Ecuador...[refers...

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