Mexican Labor News & Analysis

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MEXICAN LABOR NEWS AND ANALYSIS

December, 2010,

Vol. 15, No.11

About Mexican Labor News & Analysis

Mexican Labor News and Analysis (MLNA) is produced in collaboration with the Authentic Labor Front, Frente Auténtico del Trabajo (FAT) of Mexico and the United Electrical Workers (UE) of the United States. For many of our stories, we rely on La Jornada’s excellent labor and social movement coverage. We also, of course, look at other Mexican and U.S. media, but most important is the coverage of La Jornada, to which we constantly refer and which we frequently summarize in our articles.

In recognizing our sources, articles by David Bacon and John Ross periodically enliven our pages and less frequently, though no less appreciated, are pieces by Fred Rosen. We also appreciate IRC’s willingness to allow us to include articles by Laura Carlsen, director of the IRC Americas Program in Mexico City and occasionally by other IRC contributors. Most important, our collaborators in the Authentic Labor Front (FAT) keep us updated about the FAT’s organizing campaigns and other activities. The Solidarity Center in Mexico kindly sends us regular mailings dealing with labor unions and other issues. We also receive mailings on important issues from CITTAC in Tijuana, from Enlace, and others. Occasionally some of our readers travel to Mexico and send us reports regarding other developments.

For more Information

For information about submission of articles and all queries contact editor Dan La Botz at the following e-mail address: <mailto:danlabotz@cs.com>danlabotz@cs.com or call (513) 861-8722 The mailing address is: Dan La Botz, Mexican Labor News and Analysis, 3503 Middleton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220.

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Can you reprint these articles?

Most MLNA articles may be reprinted by other electronic or print media. If the article includes a byline, republication requires the author’s approval. For permission, please contact the author directly. If there is no byline, republication is authorized if the reproduction includes the following paragraph:

“This article was published by Mexican Labor News and Analysis, a monthly collaboration of the Mexico City-based Authentic Labor Front (FAT) and the Pittsburgh-based United Electrical Workers (UE).”

Staff: Editor, Dan La Botz. Managing Editor, Robin Alexander.

IN THIS ISSUE:

* Honda Workers in Mexico Face Repression, Firings – by Huberto Juárez Núñez

* Protest Letter from UAW President Bob King

* MEXICO: Days of Action, 14-19 February 2011

*‘Climate Capitalism’ Won At Cancun – Everyone Else Loses — by <http://www.zcommunications.org/zspace/patrickbond>Patrick Bond

*Wikileaks Reveals Drug War Failing in Mexico

*Mexican Electrical Workers Union Leadership Installed

* Letter from SME General Secretary to all Union, Social and Popular Organizations

* Shoe Workers Fight for their Jobs, as Transnational BATA Secretly Moves Machinery

*Charge of Money Laundering against Miners’ Leader Dismissed

*USW and Mexican Miners Advance Unity Talks

*UNTyPP Demands Resignation of Director of PEMEX

*Doctors in Juárez Strike over Safety, Want Protection from Narcos

*35,000 Health Workers Strike in Veracruz over Wages, Bonuses

*Mexicana Unions Sign Concessionary Contracts

*A Pan-American Nightmare: Rising Violence against Migrants

*The Migrant Hotel – Where Deportees Find Shelter in Mexicali — by David Bacon

*Labor Shorts: Labor Law reform and Minimum Wage

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