Hondutel Employees Protest Political Appointments

Members of the Syndication of Workers of the Honduran Telecommunications Business [Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Empresa Hondureña de Telecomunicaciones (Sitratel)] today took over the headquarters of the Honduran Telecommunications Company (Hondutel). Unionists have done so to protest what they say are violations of their collective labor agreements, the recruitment of staff for political reasons, […]

Minimum Wage Issue Closed

The country’s private business sector said that the establishment of a new minimum wage for workers is an issue that “was closed” at the time that union leaders gave the government until August 15th of this year to make a decision. The legal adviser of the Honduran Council of Private Enterprise (COHEP), Armando Urtecho, said: […]

NIKE and CGT Honduras Press Release

NIKE, Inc. and the Central General de Trabajadores de Honduras (CGT), representing the former employees of the Nike contract supplier factories Hugger and Vision Tex, have reached an agreement to help improve the lives of workers affected by the Hugger and Vision Tex factory closures in Honduras. Nike and CGT are concerned for the workers […]

Businesses Propose Part-Time Work

Employers are supporting the initiative of the National Congress to create more jobs in Honduras, by submitting proposals to incorporate more flexible schedules for workers; however, labor unions are opposed to the idea. Mario Bustillo, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tegucigalpa (CCIT), reported that it submitted this proposal to facilitate […]