The political struggle of the working class in the
Americas as a whole
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- Unions Globalizing
- NACLA Report on the Americas, May/June
1997. Geographic mobility allows employers to play off one
worker against another, but unions are beginning to act
internationally: UE, CWA, UNITE.
- Sweeney in Mexico: Unions build cross-border
- By Shelley Ettinger, Workers World, 5 Feburary 1998.
First time an AFL-CIO chief visits Mexico. He affirmed U.S.
unions' opposition to NAFTA and reached out to unions
struggling to build a labor movement that is independent
from the Mexican government.
- US Unions Use NAFTA to Help Workers
- United Electrical Workers host Canadian and
Mexican political leaders
- Mexican Labor News and Analysis, 2 September 1998. UE
convention in Pittsburgh calls for a labor party and brings
in leaders from Mexico and Canada.