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Haitian Apparel Workers Threaten Strike Unless Wages Increased

Haitian Apparel Workers Threaten Strike Unless Wages Increased
From WWD - July 9, 2017

MEXICO CITY Haiti's angry garment workers are planning a new round of strikes if the government fails to meet demands for a nearly threefold wage increase as well as health care and food subsidies.

"We gave them an ultimatum to make a proposal," said Yannick Ettiene, national coordinator of Batay Ouvriye, one of the impoverished islands largest textiles syndicates, adding that the state has until Monday to reveal a new compensation package.

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