Mexican Worker Tells Vice President: ‘There Is Still No Justice’
In a meeting today with Vice President Kamala Harris, Imelda Jímenez, a worker from the Teksid Hierro plant in Ciudad Frontera, Mexico, which makes engine cylinder blocks for the North American market, described the workers’ seven-year battle to form an independent union in the factory where the top wage is $2.50 per hour.
U.S. Unions Bring Solidarity to Striking Mexican Workers
A delegation of union leaders from the national AFL-CIO, Texas AFL-CIO, United Auto Workers and United Steelworkers traveled to Matamoros, Mexico, last week to support tens of thousands of factory workers who have launched a wave of strikes to demand wage increases and democratic control of their unions.