Large bonus paid to sugar workers in the Dominican Republic
Good work, team!
Note this is not the company which was featured in the film The Price of Sugar, I do not believe....
None of the sugar companies are held up here as models of employment yet.
But this is the result, really of the work of ONE MAN, Christopher Hartley
who had the courage to simply SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER
my hat is off to Thee
Hartley asserted that the following conditions exist here
. In a letter to the directors of Tate & Lyle dated July 10, 2009, he asserted that
human rights violations
continue in the Dominican Republic, which include "daily and systematic disregard for fundamental human dignity in the forms of “statelessness” (and its inherent lack of civil liberties),
lack of education and healthcare, and