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Sweet Micky Hocks Autobiography as Haitian Garment Workers Continue to Fight Exploitation

By las hermanas Cruz Wednesday, May 18th, The Miami Book Fair, Miami Dade College and Imaginart Media Productions will host former Haitian president, Michel Martelly, at the MDC Wolfson campus for a book signing and discussion of Martelly’s new autobiography, … Continue reading

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An Interview with an Organizer for Batay Ouvriye (Workers Struggle)

By One Struggle One Struggle: Can you give me a brief description of what Batay Ouvriye* is and a little bit of the history of it? Batay Ouvriye: Batay Ouvriye is part of a whole current that had roots in … Continue reading

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RRN UPDATE: REQUEST from Batay Ouvriye – CONTINUE THE PRESSURE! CALL GILDAN TODAY.

BO is agitating to demand justice for beaten & fired Premium Apparel worker, Leo Vedél, and asks for your continued solidarity! Workers have been leafleting at Premium Apparel, as well as, all the factories in the area. Gédéon, the manager … Continue reading

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Statement of Solidarity with SOTA

Beginning in mid September, a nascent Haitian garment workers’ union decided that in their continued efforts to defend and demand that their factories respect their basic democratic rights – they would go public. Within 2 weeks, spokespeople for Sendika Ouvriye … Continue reading

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