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  • WERU News Report 3/15/11

    Producer/Host: Amy Browne
    Contributors: Meaghan LaSala, Carolyn Coe

    Segment 1:
    Produced by Meaghan LaSala
    Meaghan LaSala joins Florida’s Immokalee farm workers at a recent protest

    Segment 2:
    Reported by Carolyn Coe with assistance from Lindsey Saunders
    Topic: sick and injured coal mine workers in Colombia–their struggle for worker protections and union rights
    What are the risks these unionists face in the workplace and as trade unionists? How have sick and injured workers organized?
    Interviews in Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia
    Estivenison Avila, press secretary for the ElPaso local of Sintramienergetica
    Eliecer Rojas, vice president of ASOTRED, an association for sick and injured workers in Drummond
    Joaquin Villadiego, president of ASOTRED

    Related web sites:
    Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
    www.business-humanrights.org

    Drummond Company
    www.drummondco.com

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    Published on March 15, 2011 · Filed under: WERU News Report; Tagged as: , , , ,
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