Appeals

Stop Union Busting in Carrefour Indonesia

Aug 24th, 2011 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

Call for Solidarity Collective Agreement is a Workers’ Rights! Stop Union-Busting Practice on Indonesian Carrefour Union! Support National Strike in PT. Carrefour Indonesia! Long Live Workers! Workers United Cannot BeDefeated! Dear comrades, Confederation of Congress of Indonesia Unions Alliance (KonfederasiKASBI) is a national confederation for multi-sectors workers with more than100.000 members in eleven provinces. Konfederasi [...]



MALAYSIA: A human rights lawyer and public interest advocate faces threats of legal action

Feb 18th, 2011 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

Dear Friends, Please take action in support of human rights lawyer Charles Hector from Malaysia, who faces threats of legal action for blogging about a company allegedly violating rights of migrant workers. Charles Hector is a Clean Clothes Campaign partner, and supports migrant workers in many industries, including the garment industry. You can send an [...]



Urgelt Appeal: Nationwide Massive Cracking Down of China Human Rights Defenders

Dec 12th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals, Rights in Conflict and Suppression

Worldwide Urgent Appeal: Beijing: Nationwide Massive Cracking Down of China Human Rights Defenders surrounding the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony for Liu Xiaobo (Anybody can feel free to use the following information freely. Contact info for further verification is provided in the end.) Democratic Party of China, of which many members exiled outside of China, issued [...]



Take Action Now – Union Leaders Kidnapped in India: Take Action Now!

Aug 26th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

Take action now to condemn the kidnapping of two trade union leaders at a Marks & Spencer (M&S) supplier factory in India and to call for their immediate and safe return. The kidnappings are part of a brutal attack against 60 workers, which took place as they arrived for work at the Viva Global factory [...]



Urgent Alert: Bangladesh Workers’ Organization Staff Arrested

Aug 19th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

The Bangladeshi government’s crackdown on labour rights advocates is taking place amidst massive public demonstrations by apparel workers who have been demanding increases in the country’s 11 cents/hour minimum wage. The Bangladesh government responded with a new minimum wage proposal on July 29. The minimum wage proposal of 3000 Taka ($45 Cdn) per month is [...]



Global Electronics Factories In Spotlight

Aug 10th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

Recently, a model of genuine worker participation has surprisingly emerged in China.  Brand-name and contract electronics manufacturers have been rocked this year by a series of ongoing scandals about working conditions in the Asian plants that work day and night to produce the vast majority of the world’s consumer electronics. The worker suicides and cancer [...]



Please Support Ssangyong Unionist Han Sang Kyun

Aug 5th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

On February 13, 2010, Mr. Han Sang Kyun the Chairman of the Ssangyong Motor Company  Union was sentenced to four years in prison. His final appeal hearing will be on 9th August 2010. We, Committee for Asian Women encourage to support Mr. Han in solidarity by sending a letter to the Union before that day. [...]



Urgent Appeal: Extrajudicial Killing of labor leader Edward Panganiban

Jun 13th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

His Excellency Benigno Aquino III President Elect Republic of the Philippines 10th June 2010 Re: Extrajudicial Killing of labor leader Edward Panganiban on 2 June 2010 in Santa Rosa City, Laguna Dear President Aquino, The Committee for Asian Women would like to send its deep concern regarding the killing of labour leader Edward Panganiban on [...]



Global Appeal: Condemn Honda and the AFCTU branch for suppressing the workers’ strike

Jun 6th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

Condemn Honda and the AFCTU branch for suppressing the workers’ strike! Solidarity with Honda Workers’ Struggle for Higher Wages and Reorganization of the Shop Floor Trade Union To brothers and sisters in trade unions and civil society, and all friends who are concerned about the labor situation in China: Please read the BACKGROUND INFORMATION and [...]



Appeal on Migrant Workers in Korea

May 27th, 2010 | By cawinfo | Category: Appeals

KASAMMAKO The Unity of Filipino Migrant Workers Associations in Korea � SIGNATURE CAMPAIGN STOP CRIMINALIZATION, CRACKDOWN AND REPRESSION OF MIGRANT WORKERS! � The Unity of Filipino Migrant Workers in Korea or KASAMMAKO denounces the criminalization, intensified crackdown and repression of migrant workers in South Korea. The Korean government has used the visa status of migrant [...]