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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.

Goodyear treads on UK workers with plant closure

25 June, 2015US-based global tyre-maker Goodyear has announced plans to close its only UK factory in Wolverhampton, with all 330 workers likely to lose their jobs.

IndustriALL at the International Labour Conference

23 June, 2015IndustriALL Global Union joined nearly 4500 delegates from 169 countries attending the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland from 1 to 13 June. 

Mexico should act to end undemocratic unions says ILO

18 June, 2015Mexico should change legislation to stop the registration of ‘protection’ unions that do not represent the majority of workers, says the International Labour Organization (ILO). 

Mexico - important legal victory for autoworkers

14 May, 2015The Special Board 15 of the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Board (JFCA) has ruled that Arneses y Accesorios de México must reinstate and provide back pay to four workers unfairly dismissed in December 2012. They were dismissed for denouncing the CTM collective bargaining agreement made behind the backs of the workers.

Women show the way in Mexico

9 April, 2015IndustriALL Global Union and its Mexican mining union affiliate Los Mineros organized a women's meeting on 7 April 2015 in Mexico City on the eve of the second Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mexico to ratify ILO Convention 98 on Collective Bargaining

16 March, 2015International and regional trade union groups have welcomed a commitment by Mexican Secretary for Labour and Social Welfare, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, to ratify ILO Convention 98 and promote genuine collective bargaining. This is a first step to end the use of ‘protection contracts’.

CTM goons viciously assault Mexican miners’ organizer

11 March, 2015A union activist of the IndustriALL Mexican affiliate National Miners’ Union SNTMMSRM, also known as Los Mineros, has been severely beaten at the Gunderson railcar plant owned by the Greenbrier companies in Monclova, Coahuila state of Mexico.

Right to strike hits home in Mexico

20 February, 2015In Mexico, the day of action on the right to strike on 18 February held a special significance for independent unions.

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.