Even before NAFTA, the United Electrical Workers union (UE) and the Mexican Frente Autentico del Trabajo (FAT) fashioned a strategic organizing alliance targeting “runaway” General Electric plants in the maquiladora region. The Teamsters union and the FAT undertook similar efforts at a Honeywell plant without the formality of a written agreement. The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has developed close ties with the Sindicato de Telefonistas de la Republica Mexicana (STRM),...
For just $19.95 a year, get access to new issues and decades' worth of archives on our site.
Print + Online
For $35 a year, get new issues delivered to your door and access to our full online archives.