Category Archives: Rapid Response Network

RRN: #DefendYannick – Building Pressure!

UPDATE: There is a general strike in Haiti Mon 2/9 – Tues 2/10. RRN will deliver our signed statement to the thugs at CNOHA on Wed 2/11. That gives us two more days to gather support! Please share widely. Batay Ouvriye … Continue reading

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Batay Ouvriye’s autonomous presence in recent demonstrations

Two types of struggles: the struggle among the bourgeoisie for the control of the State Apparatus, and the struggle of the masses for another alternative:

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Back Off, Thugs: We Will Defend Yannick Etienne!

Urgent: take action with the Rapid Response Network! Militant union organizer attacked in Port-au-Prince On January 30, an assassination attempt was made on Yannick Etienne, a militant of Batay Ouvriye (Workers Fight), in the SONAPI industrial zone of Port-au-Prince. The … Continue reading

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Hanes: ensure workers are re-hired and paid 500 gourdes!

Here’s a link to a half-page leaflet (pdf) ready for printing & delivery to Hanes retail outlets and offices, in whatever geographic location you happen to be. Please let us know about your experiences, and Batay Ouvriye as well: batay@batayouvriye.org … Continue reading

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Garment Workers in Haiti Demand 500 Gourdes – 2 Days until Decision

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Rapid Response Network Calls for Solidarity with Garment Workers in Haiti against Wage Theft and Exploitation!

By organizers for the Rapid Response Network “We start work at six o’clock. We finish at five. We don’t have time to eat because we cannot meet the quota. The pants, the T-shirts—we are the ones producing them. We labor … Continue reading

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Garment Workers in Haiti Demand 500 Gourdes – 4 Days until Decision

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