What We’re Doing
Two Workers Assassinated in Mexico: NAFTA Renegotiation Is More Important Now Than Ever
The need to fundamentally improve the labor provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement took on a new urgency over the weekend, as a group of armed civilians calling themselves the “Tonalapa Community Police,” (Policía Comunitaria de Tonalapa) attacked striking workers, killing two, at the Media Luna mine in Guerrero, Mexico. The murders occurred just 5 hours south of Mexico City where representatives from United States, Canada and Mexico are in the midst of their fifth round of talks about rewriting NAFTA.
Más allá de las fronteras la gente trabajadora unida es más fuerte (On May Day, Working People Across Borders Are United to Build Power)
On May Day, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka discusses the unity working people in the U.S. have with our sisters and brothers in Mexico in our fight for good jobs and a decent life.