[Excerpt] A group of U.S. trade unionists visited with striking workers at a thread plant in Guatemala in 1987, and came away committed to building solidarity between workers in the two countries, as well as promoting U.S. awareness of the repression faced by Guatemalan trade unionists. These activists formed the U.S./Guatemala Labor Education Project (U.S./GLEP) to pursue both these goals.
"LRR Focus: U.S./GLEP,"
Labor Research Review: Vol. 1
, Article 12.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss23/12