Report from Batay Ouvriye

On November 7, the Collective Textile Factory Union (KOSIT) organized a march from the CODEVI Free Trade Zone, through various popular neighborhoods in the area, to the center of Ouanaminthe. More than 8000 workers took to the street demanding 500 gourdes ($11.50/day), a pittance. Workers also demanded free transportation, lunch room, health care and retirement. [...]

Successful Rally at Walmart in Solidarity with Bangladeshi Workers

On May 04, 2013, about 45 South Floridians rallied at the Walmart Supercenter in Davie to express solidarity with workers in Bangladesh. The death toll of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Savar, Bangladesh currently stands at 547 and is growing. The protesters chanted, “Walmart profits come in coffins!”, “When human rights are under attack, [...]