Author Archives: Jeffrey

Join us at our 2017 Annual General Meeting

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Join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 14th at the Maritime Labour Centre. We are pleased to announce that author and human rights lawyer Matt Eisenbrandt will join us to read from his new book, Assassination of a Saint. Matt was part … Continue reading

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Transforming Communities Through Education

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“I am grateful for the opportunity to have received this scholarship for higher education, both to the team at the Salvadoran Association for Integrated Health and Social Services (APSIES) and to the CoDevelopment family, as I gained the capacity to … Continue reading

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Struggling for Rights in Maquilas

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Rosa Dina Rodríguez is 33 years old and has worked for over 9 years in maquilas, producing goods for brands such as Nike, Under Armour, and Gildan and for stores including Walmart. As a result of maquila workplace conditions, Rosa … Continue reading

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A Win for Labour Rights in Honduras

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Liliam Castillo is 36 years old. She was born in La Paz and at the age of 15 moved to San Pedro Sula, in northern Honduras, in search of employment. She is a single mother of two, a fifteen-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Delta Apparel Urgent Action Update: One Step Forward, 2 steps Back

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As we reported last month in our Urgent Action in support of workers fired from Delta’s clothing assembly plant in Honduras, in April the company illegally fired 40 workers suffering from musculoskeletal injuries at their factory in Villanueva, Cortés, Honduras.

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