The history of maquila workers in Guatemala

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Trade Unions and the Maquila Sector
Peace Brigades International—Guatemala Special Report, September 1996. Draws from the experience accompanying a number of trade unions involved in maquilas: unregulated sweatshops which produce textiles, to reflect points of view and experiences of Guatemalans working in the industry, most of whom are women.
Freedom Of Association in a Maquila
Human Rights Watch report, 9 March 1997. The subtle but pernicious ways that workers' rights—particularly freedom of association, are undermined in the export assembly sector in Guatemala.