The history of maquiladoras in Mexico

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Beyond rhetoric: forging links with the Mexican workers
The People’s Weekly World, 24 December 1994. OCAW executive board votes unanimously to join the Committee for Justice in the Maquiladoras (CJM).
Sexual Harassment at Maquiladora
By Jean Bowdish, in Workers World, 7 January 1995.
Workers in maquiladoras from Tijuana to Juarez are fighting back against NAFTA-driven exploitation
By David Bacon, in SF Bay Guardian, 5 March 1997.
Union wins recognition at Taiwanese computer plant in Mexican maquiladora
From ICFTU OnLine, 25 April 1997. Regarding Maxi-Switch in Sonora.
Workers Take Action Against Sexual and Physical Abuse in Daewoo Maquiladora
From Support Committee for Maquiladora Workers, 29 April 1997.
Workers at Hyundai truck chassis factory near Tijuana call for support
From Support Committee for Maquiladora Workers, 7 June 1997. Workers at Han Young de Mexico maquiladora, producer for Hyundai, seek an independent union.
Mexican border workers fight for unions
By David Bacon, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 11 June 1997. Again, the strike at Han Young de Mexico for independent union recognition.
Clinton and Mexican government move to gut workplace safety
From Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network Newsletter. 18 June 1997. Regarding privatization of health and safety regulation.
Sex Discrimination in Mexican Maquiladora
By Jagdish Parikh, Human Rights Watch, 18 June 1997. Resources.
General Motors dismisses 23 workers in retaliation for work stoppage!
Campaign for Labor Rights newsletter, 9 July 1997.