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Global Rights Index 2014 - Panama

Publisher International Trade Union Confederation
Publication Date 19 May 2014
Cite as International Trade Union Confederation, Global Rights Index 2014 - Panama, 19 May 2014, available at: [accessed 24 November 2017]
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Country Rating: 4

  • Systematic violation of rights

  • Workers in countries with the rating of 4 have reported systematic violations. The government and/or companies are engaged in serious efforts to crush the collective voice of workers, putting fundamental rights under continuous threat.

Violation of collective agreement: In violation of a collective agreement, the banana producer, Grupo San Bosco closed down two large plantations, falsely claiming bankruptcy, leaving more than 70 workers affiliated to the Sindicato Industrial de Trabajadores de Productores Bananeros Independientes (SITRAPBI) out of work.

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