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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

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

Jailing Of Labor Activist Raises Concerns About Mexico's Readiness For USMCA [NPR] 2020-06-30

Victory for NOTIMEX workers after 108 days of strike and camping [IFJ] 2020-06-13

Top Mexican labour lawyer arrested after activism in US-owned factories [Guardian] 2020-06-11

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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]

As New NAFTA Takes Effect, Much Remains Undone 2020-07-01 [NY Times]

A Mexican Labor Lawyer Denounced U.S. Pressure to Reopen Maquiladoras. Then She Was Jailed 2020-07-01 [In These Times]

Union Busting Under the New NAFTA 2020-07-01 [The American Prospect]

Mexican labor activist's arrest sends 'wrong signal' under North America trade deal 2020-06-30 [Reuters]

Mexico loses 12 million jobs, workers in informal sector grow 2020-06-30 [Reuters]

Jailing Of Labor Activist Raises Concerns About Mexico's Readiness For USMCA 2020-06-30 [NPR]

Jailing Of Labor Activist Raises Concerns About Mexico's Readiness For USMCA 2020-06-29 [NPR]

Ontario Migrant worker's widow awaits return of husband's body 2020-06-23 [The Star]

Mexico to resume sending farm workers to Canada after COVID-19 safety agreement 2020-06-23 [CBC]

Third migrant farm worker dies as Canada reaches deal with Mexico 2020-06-22 [Global]

US identifies 12 Mexican products linked to forced or child labor 2020-06-19 [Mexico News Daily]

Steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico says will lay off 2,400 workers 2020-06-19 [Reuters]

U.S. unions urge Mexico to defend workers' rights after labor advocate's arrest 2020-06-17 [The Financial Post]

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This month in labour history


9-01-1907 The army puts down the labour rebellion in Rio Blanco. Nearly 200 textile workers are killed, 400 arrested, and 1,500 sacked. [more]