Find out more
about the problems of CAFTA; Use this leaflet to educate
others on why we oppose it
Statement of the Delegation of Bishops from the Andean Region on
Free Trade between the United States and the Andean countries
CAFTA Protesters Face Violence in Guatemala
Call or Fax the Guatemalan
Embassy now! Protesters in Guatemala face Brutal Repression During
Protests Against CAFTA (Posted March 16, 2005)
Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) called off the Taco Bell boycott!
Just as the 2005 Taco Bell Truth tour was arriving in Louisville ,
Kentucky , home of Taco Bell's parent company. They've won EVERY demand
made as a requirement for ending the boycott campaign, with a legally-binding
document signed by Taco Bell. (Posted March 16, 2005)
Action Alert! Call Levi's, Protest Its Labor Abuses In Haiti!
Workers at the CODEVI factory in Haiti just recently
reached an agreement with Grupo M who own the factory. However, Levi's
is refusing to increase orders now that there has been a resolution-something
that the union (SOCOWA) has been pushing them to do even before workers
reached an agreement. (Posted March 26, 2005)
Support Colombian Labor Leader! Ask for Protection for Miguel Fernandez
Miguel Fernandez, a former participant of the AFL-CIO Solidarity Center
's protection program, is being threatened and needs immediate international
support from activists in the U.S to ensure his safety. (Posted
March 26, 2005)
Union Struggle at Lajat Factory: Contact Levi's to insist on the
workers' right to organize!
An independent union created at the Lajat factory, located in Gomez
Palacio, Durango, Mexico, has suffered severe reprisals from factory
management, including the firing of eight union-affiliated workers.
Show your solidarity for the workers and their right to freedom of
association! (Posted March 26, 2005)
Target Flower Workers' Union!
Splendor Flowers and Dole Try to Prevent
Workers from Unionizing in Colombia: write a letter today! (Posted
March 6, 2005)
U.S. Labor Delegation in Solidarity with Colombian Workers
May Day in Colombia!
April 29- May 7, 2005 (Posted March 6, 2005)
Victory at Nicotex!
Show your support by sending a Valentine!
Five fired union leaders from the Nicotex factory in
Nicaragua, which supplies Gildan Activewear, have reached an agreement
with management and are set to be reinstated at the factory, starting
Valentine's Day, February 14. (Posted Feb. 17, 2005)
STITCH Language School Delegation
Resisting the Politics of Free
Trade: Women Organizing for Labor Justice. STITCH Women's Language
School Delegation, May 28 - June 4, 2005, Guatemala
Join the Rapid Action Network
Be a First Responder for workers facing illegal firing or physical threats
and violence. (Updated May 22, 2004)
CLR February 2005 Index
The CLR Index is your comprehensive source for labor rights
news, action alerts, resources, and more.
Second National SweatFree Communities Conference
-- May 6-8, 2005
Campaign for Labor Rights is a labor organization
which specializes in the struggles of workers in sweatshops around the