Negotiating the Chiquita-COLSIBA International Framework Agreement: An Unlikely Happening
10 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2017
Date Written: December 5, 2007
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
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