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AFL-CIO and Mexico's National Workers Unions Stand Against Bill that Will Hurt All Working People
The Mexican government has filed legislation that would substantially weaken rights for working people. In response, The AFL-CIO filed a complaint alleging that Mexico is violating the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC), the NAFTA labor side deal.
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.