Publications

Diagnostic Situation and Conditions in the Pineapple Industry in Costa Rica

Publication Date: 

December 1, 2004

Pineapple production in the Atlantic and South Pacific Regions of Costa Rica: Characteristics, organization, and labor conditions

A careful reading of the Costa Rican socio-economic context of the past several years reveals the change from a model oriented towards the internal market, to a model aimed at inserting the country into the world market. In this context, export activities were strongly promoted,

SITUACIÓN Y CONDICIONES DE LA AGROINDUSTRIA PIÑERA EN COSTA RICA

Publication Date: 

December 1, 2004

Una cuidadosa lectura al contexto socioeconómico costarricense de los últimos años da cuenta del cambio experimentado por un modelo, que en esencia ha pasado de estar orientado al mercado interno a ser dinamizado y fortalecido para insertar al país al mercado mundial. En este marco, las actividades de exportación recibieron un fuerte impulso y al interior de estas, un conjunto de productos agrícolas denominados no tradicionales se erigieron en estrellas de un firmamento productivo volcado sin reparos a conquistar los mercados internacionales.

Study of labor laws and obstacles to compliance in El Salvador

Publication Date: 

April 1, 2004

Vea la Reporte en Espanol

Part of a Series of Reports by the International Labor Rights Fund on Fundamental Labor Rights in Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean

Summary

This report, commissioned by ILRF in El Salvador in 2003, found evidence of the following labor rights violations in summary:

Right to Associate

Study of labor laws and obstacles to compliance in Honduras

Publication Date: 

March 1, 2004

La Reporte en Espanol

Summary

This report, commissioned by ILRF in Costa Rica in (x year), found evidence of the following labor rights violations in summary.



Right to Associate


Freedom of association is not granted to agricultural workers at workplaces with fewer than ten permanent workers. As many agricultural workers are seasonal or otherwise contractual, they are denied the right to associate.

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