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Workers in crisis in the garment industry in Mexico: a conversation with the Worker Support Centre [MSN] 2021-05-08

Entrenched unions cling to power despite trade deal [Mexico News Daily] 2021-05-05

In Mexico autos town, labor rights falter despite U.S. trade deal [The Financial Post] 2021-05-04

USW Demands Justice for Victims of Grupo Mexico [usw] 2021-02-19

Irreplaceable role of teachers in the COVID-19 educational process [Education International] 2021-01-13

Electrolux must compensate workers dismissed over Covid protests [IndustriALL] 2020-12-09

IFJ calls on Mexican government to end impunity for crimes against journalists [IFJ] 2020-11-11

Steelworkers Call for Fair Union Election at Canadian Mine in Mexico [USW] 2020-09-17

SNTE welcomes government efforts to boost democracy and quality education [Education International] 2020-09-07

New NAFTA: Mexican Workers’ Fight, Die [LA Progressive] 2020-07-15

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Workers in crisis in the garment industry in Mexico: a conversation with the Worker Support Centre 2021-05-08 [MSN]

Authorities warned of accident waiting to happen on Mexico City metro 2021-05-05 [ITF]

Entrenched unions cling to power despite trade deal 2021-05-05 [Mexico News Daily]

In Mexico autos town, labor rights falter despite U.S. trade deal 2021-05-04 [The Financial Post]

Union Vote Fixing Alleged at GM Plant 2021-04-27 [MBT]

GM’s Giant Pickup Factory in Mexico Embroiled in Labor Fight 2021-04-23 [Bloomberg]

Mexican union vote halted at GM plant; vote fixing alleged 2021-04-23 [AP]

Violent clashes as women fight femicide in Mexico 2021-03-09 [Radio New Zealand International]

Health and Economic Crisis in Mexico Hits Informal Sector Workers 2021-03-03 [Nacla]

Support Our Striking Colleagues 2021-03-01 [CWA Canada]

COVID-19 issues feature in SNTE demands 2021-02-24 [EI]

IndustriALL demands justice for the victims of the Pasta de Conchos disaster 2021-02-23 [IndustriALL]

USW Demands Justice for Victims of Grupo Mexico 2021-02-19 [usw]

Irreplaceable role of teachers in the COVID-19 educational process 2021-01-13 [Education International]

Aeromexico concludes two union negotiations in bankruptcy proceedings 2020-12-30 [Nasdaq]

Mexican workers sick at PPE supply factory 2020-12-23 [KGNS]

COVID-19 must be considered an occupational disease 2020-12-17 [Education International]

Labour policies a concern to trade panel 2020-12-16 [AO]

Independent panel says Mexico failed to reform its trade union and labor laws under NAFTA 2020-12-16 [New York Times]

Canada’s food workers’ Union to present Migrant Farm Workers report to Mexican Legislature 2020-12-10 [UFCW Canada]

Electrolux must compensate workers dismissed over Covid protests 2020-12-09 [IndustriALL]

Red tape, bad data and bribes endanger Mexico's workers 2020-11-27 [Thomson Reuters]

IFJ calls on Mexican government to end impunity for crimes against journalists 2020-11-11 [IFJ]

Union targets school dropouts during pandemic 2020-10-10 [EI]

Agreement enhances teaching and learning conditions in the higher education sector 2020-09-23 [Education International]

Steelworkers Call for Fair Union Election at Canadian Mine in Mexico 2020-09-17 [USW]

SNTE welcomes government efforts to boost democracy and quality education 2020-09-07 [Education International]

Mexico leads in health workers killed by COVID-19 2020-09-06 [Yucatan Times]

Oil union hints at strike on safety concerns 2020-09-02 [Argus]

Volkswagen Mexico agrees 5.5% hike in worker pay and benefits 2020-08-19 [Reuters]

Mexican families mourn workers claimed by Covid in the US 2020-08-07 [Guardian]

SNTE Proposals for a Safe Return to Classes 2020-08-05 [EI]

New NAFTA: Mexican Workers’ Fight, Die 2020-07-15 [LA Progressive]

Mexico sheds another 83,000 tax-paying jobs in June 2020-07-13 [Reuters]

New Unionism for the Mining Sector 2020-07-11 [Mexico Business News]

French aerospace firm Safran to build new Mexico factory: Mexican foreign minister 2020-07-11 [Reuters]

Mexico: Recycling Workers Facing the Pandemic Organized and United 2020-07-10 [USW]

Essential—and Expendable—Mexican Labor 2020-07-10 [Dollars and Sense]

Unsanitized: Labor Repression in Mexico and Dangers in the COVID Workplace 2020-07-10 [The American Prospect]

Juarez labor attorney with ties to El Paso faces arrest days after winning release from jail 2020-07-10 [El Paso Times]

USMCA: Enforcement or Bust 2020-07-09 [USW]

House members question worker protections following arrest of Mexican labor activist 2020-07-08 [Border Report]

Mexican labor activist fights ban from border state, cites trade pact protections 2020-07-08 [Reuters]

Juarez labor lawyer braces for possible new arrest in Chihuahua 2020-07-06 [Border Report]

Japanese carmakers opt to triple Mexican pay rather than move to US 2020-07-05 [Financial Times]

Country joins international labour agreement on maids' rights 2020-07-05 [AP]

Crusading Mexican labor lawyer freed, banned from traveling 2020-07-04 [News Tribune]

LABOUR RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT IN THE USMCA 2020-07-03 [Maquila Solidarity Network]

Labor Leader’s Arrest Draws Protests as USMCA Trade Deal Goes into Effect 2020-07-02 [Democracy Now]

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