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Honda workers meet in Mexico City

16 October, 2013On 30 September to 3 October an Automotive Industry Meeting was held jointly by IndustriALL Global Union and FES Mexico in Mexico City. After the meeting IndustriALL’s Fernando Lopes, Helmut Lense and Suzanna Miller facilitated a meeting between the high- level representatives from JAW and Honda Unions in Japan, and two representatives from the independent Honda Workers Union (STUHM) from the Jalisco plant in Mexico.

Honda worker killed in Mexico

11 April, 2013On 27 March, IndustriALL Global wrote to management at Honda Mexico's El Salto plant in Jalisco, including the head of its health and safety department, to condemn the death of Armando Arana Torres, a victim of unsafe working conditions.

Mexican Honda union loses hard-fought election

19 October, 2015The independent Honda workers union of Mexico (STUHM) was dealt a bitter blow on Thursday after being narrowly defeated in an election marred by serious irregularities.

Hope for Honda Mexico workers

14 October, 2015On 15 October, Honda Mexico workers will vote for the first time to elect a trade union. Since July, the STUHM has been asking the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Board (JFCA) to provide a reliable register of voters so that a clean election can take place to decide which union should have collective bargaining rights at the company.

Upcoming elections at Honda in Mexico to be closely watched

17 August, 2015After countless delays and obstacles, a long-awaited union certification election at Honda Mexico looks set to go ahead.

Honda workers’ hunger strike enters second week

27 September, 2016Five terminated employees of Tapukara plant of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) began a hunger strike on 19 September demanding reinstatement of workers and the withdrawal of false police charges filed against them.

Honda India workers face police violence in struggle for union rights

4 March, 2016Workers at the Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India plant at Tapukara are facing severe repression for demanding trade union rights and regular contracts for precarious workers.

Reprisals and dismissals at Honda Mexico

9 May, 2013Honda Mexico has breached a workplace agreement and dismissed five workers in a complicit campaign by the company and local protection union, SETEAMI, to intimidate the workforce.

Empowering Mexican auto workers

16 July, 2015Harnessing global solidarity and ensuring better coordination to change the rules of the game in Mexico’s booming auto industry, was the main goal of a workshop organized in early July by IndustriALL Global Union with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES).

Stop the persecution of trade unionists at Honda Mexico!

11 February, 2014Three leaders of the Honda workers’ trade union, the Sindicato de Trabajadores Unidos de Honda de México (STUHM) and an activist accompanying them, were detained while distributing leaflets outside the Honda factory. Police officers used excessive force when arresting them, held them incommunicado for hours and subjected them to physical and psychological torture.