Negotiating the Chiquita-COLSIBA International Framework Agreement: An Unlikely Happening

10 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2017

Date Written: December 5, 2007

Abstract

This paper analyzes how the unlikely event of an International Framework Agreement between Chiquita and Latin American banana unions came about in 2001. It provides background on IFAs, discusses the terms of the Chiquita-COLSIBA IFA, and analyzes the negotiating positions of the corporate and labor parties as well as the external and internal conditions that framed the negotiation between the parties.

Keywords: International Framework Agreements, Latin American Banana Unions, Chiquita, COLSIBA

JEL Classification: K31

Suggested Citation

Brooks, Tequila J., Negotiating the Chiquita-COLSIBA International Framework Agreement: An Unlikely Happening (December 5, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3017935 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3017935

Tequila J. Brooks (Contact Author)

Tilburg Law School ( email )

Tilburg, Noord Brabant
Netherlands

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