The situation with workers in Haiti is intensifying. The autonomous workers movement (Batay Ouvriye) is continuing its struggle to raise their minimum wage from the current 300 Gourdes (a little less than $5 US a day) to 800 Gourdes (about $12 US) among other demands.
The following is text from our sisters and brothers at Batay Ouvriye (Worker’s Fight) in Haiti about the November 2016 elections in Haiti. Batay Ouvriye is an autonomous mass working class movement which has been organized over many years of intense repression
We stand in solidarity with farm workers in Washington State and San Quintin, Mexico who have organized an international boycott of retail products containing berries from Sakuma Bros. Farms, including all berries sold under the Driscolls brand and Haagen Dazs
Greetings to all our media friends, print as well as television, that come to provide coverage for the conference that PLASIT, which is Textile Plants Union Platform, to launch the mobilization for the minimum wage adjustment for the year 2015-2016.