Jul 16, 2022
In Wellness Forum
Maquila workers have settled in the different Country Email List popular neighborhoods of Valle de Sula, confronting and organizing daily against the permanent humiliation and violation of labor rights. This historic space has thus become a territory marked Country Email List not only by the exploitation of large companies, but also by resistance and rebellion that do not let the owners of money rest. Since the 1990s, when the maquila was in full Country Email List swing, workers' organizations have held historic strikes throughout the Sula Valley to denounce low wages, layoffs, exhausting hours and child labor. From there, global denunciation Country Email List campaigns were organized that have put clothing brands in check for their responsibility and total impunity in the precariousness of work. In addition, this rebellion has also been fundamental in establishing ties of solidarity with the labor organization of other economic activities, in the formation of the union Country Email List movement of the melon industry, in supporting the workers' demands in the banana sector, in the feminist struggle against patriarchal violence, The workers' colonies devastated by the passage of hurricanes Eta and Iota were built and expanded over the years as workers built their homes Country Email List without the help of anyone other than their workforce. As much as the business media and the Country Email List political class seek to present the current disaster as an alien and external cause, the devastation caused by these meteorological phenomena (produced by the effects of global warming) evidences a Country Email List historical and institutionalized theft of wealth that, in instead of remaining in the hands of the population that creates it daily with their work, it has been plundered to remain in the Country Email List coffers of the large maquiladora and banana corporations that for years have expanded their accumulation at the expense of working life.