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Norwegian action on Mexico

28 February, 2013Mexico has no embassy in Norway, so Fellesforbundet has led other kinds of activities in connection with the Mexico Days of Action:

Japan's unions add their weight to Mexico action

28 February, 2013On 22 February, a delegation from IndustriALL affiliates of Japan (JCM, IndustriALL・JAF, UA Zensen) handed over a letter to Mexican embassy, calling on the below demands and discussed the labor situation in Mexico.

Global health and safety initiative delivering results

11 March, 2013IndustriALL Global Union witnesses a huge transformation after returning to the ArcelorMittal Lázaro Cárdenas steel plant on 4 to 7 March, previously visited by the ArcelorMittal Joint Global Health and Safety Committee (JGHSC) in 2009.

Mexico: change is in the air

15 July, 2015 At a forum on the ILO recommendations to the government of Mexico held in Mexico City in early July, participants were reminded that, while slow, international mechanisms do help strengthen the hand of unions at the national level.

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.

Still no justice, ten years after the Pasta de Conchos homicide

18 February, 2016Ten years after the mining homicide at Pasta de Conchos, Mexico, the government has still not conducted a thorough investigation into the real causes of the disaster, brought those responsible to justice, recovered the bodies or compensated the families of the victims.

3,500 Mexican workers strike against Arcelor Mittal

10 March, 2016IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Mexican Miners’ and Metalworkers’ Union also known as ‘Los Mineros’, has launched a strike against Arcelor Mittal at its steel plant in Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán in western Mexico. 

Strengthening young workers and women in Mexican unions

7 November, 2014The fourth seminar of the IndustriALL LAC Regional Education and Strengthening of Trade Unions Project for Young Workers was held in Mexico City on 20 – 21 October 2014. Delegates discussed the violence suffered by young workers and the degree of state repression against all those who try to organise themselves to demand their rights.

PROFILE: Putting her life on the line for workers

2 December, 2014Mexican human rights lawyer, Alejandra Ancheita, has faced death threats and a personal smear campaign in defending the rights of workers, indigenous communities and migrants.

Mexican training workshop reflects changing times

6 February, 2015Union training for mining workers is nothing new. An event organized recently by IndustriALL affiliate Los Mineros of Mexico was a workshop with a difference, however:  here, the participants were all women.