What We’re Doing
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. Labor Movement Supports Mexico's Working People
At a meeting held in Chicago Saturday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (UMWA) assured Mexican-American political, labor, community and religious leaders that the U.S. labor movement will work to ensure that any new trade agreement raises the standards of living for all working people across North America.