#2 Batay Ouvriye - The Workers' Fight in Haiti

Season 1 | Episode 2
58m | Oct 8, 2022

Andrew, Nav and Mayisha find out about sweatshops in Haiti and meet someone leading the fight for change.

Yannick Etienne is a labour rights activist with Batay Ouvriye (meaning Workers' Fight in English), a trade union federation that has been organising sweatshop workers in Haiti for over 20 years.

We learn about the pressures on workers to make ends meet on poverty wages and the protests that have taken place, calling for living wage.

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The No Sweat Podcast with Andrew O'Neill