Category Archives: Worker’s Rights

A changing role for Cuba’s unions in the new economy

Posted on by Steve

Guest Blogger: Larry Kuehn: Director, BCTF International Solidarity Program – one of CoDev’s Canadian Partners. The Cuban government announced last year that 500,000 workers currently employed by the state—approximately 10 percent of the Cuban workforce—will lose those jobs over the … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba, Education, Labour Rights, Worker's Rights | 1 Comment

Displaced Afro-Colombian Community Organization Threatened

Posted on by Kirsten

We have recently received the attached urgent action from our partner NOMADESC regarding a disturbing attack on COPDICONC, an organization of Afro-Colombian communities from Nariño and southern Cauca, many of whom have been forcibly

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Upcoming Honduras Exchange for Health and Safety Activists

Posted on by Jeffrey

We’re planning our next exchange to Honduras for Health and Safety Activists within Canadian Unions. The exchange is planned for the beginning of April 2011.  Our partners in Honduras, the Honduran Women’s Collective (CODEMUH), have spent years researching, educating and … Continue reading

Posted in Delegations/Solidarity Tours, Honduras, Labour Rights, Maquila, Worker's Rights | 1 Comment