On July 6, WOLA (the Washington Office on Latin America), met with Colombia’s Minister of Labor, Clara Lopez, to discuss the developments of the Labor Action Plan (LAP) and the current labor situation that continues to affect many union members and workers negatively. During the meeting with Minister Lopez, WOLA presented cases of threats to union members and labor violations dating back to 2014, a letter highlighting concerns about recent decree 583 that redefines outsourcing, a report of labor condition by the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist (CBTU), and a letter by the WOLA and the United Steel Workers (USW) regarding safety of partners.
- To view letter to Minister Lopez, please click here.
- To view letter to Minister Lopez regarding Decree 583, please click here.
- To view list of cases labor cases violation, please click here. For an addendum of this list, click here.
- To view WOLA and United Steel Workers letter to Minister Lopez regarding safety of partners, please click here.
- To view CBTU report on labor situation of Afro-Colombians, please click here.