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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.

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’.

Los Mineros win clear victory in Zacatecas

26 February, 2014Miners at the El Coronel mine, Zacatecas, will now be represented by the National Miner’s Union (SNTMMSRM), led by Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, in their relations with the authorities and for collective bargaining purposes with the Minera Frisco mining company.

14 clothing brands express support for reform of Mexico’s labour justice system

16 August, 201714 international clothing brands have written to the Mexican government declaring their support for constitutional reform of the labour justice system and for secondary legislation to fully reflect the constitutional changes.

Support for SME in Mexico

22 November, 2012IndustriALL demands compliance with court protection order granted to the Mexican Union of Electricity Workers.

Unions prepare for Mexico Days of Action

17 January, 2013Preparations are continuing for actions around the world marking the 2013 Mexico Days of Action, 18-24 February.

60,000 workers march through Mexico City

7 February, 2013The 31 January mass demonstration brought together working people and activists from many sectors including mining, energy, aviation, teaching, telephone and agriculture calling for a new economic and political direction for Mexico.

1,000 miners on strike in Mexico

22 February, 20171,000 workers at the Primero Mining Corporation in Durango, Mexico, are striking after negotiations with management on a new collective agreement failed.

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.

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.