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Mexico's 'maquiladora' labor system keeps workers in poverty

By day, Sergio Martinez labors in a modern air-conditioned factory a few miles from the Texas border, a human cog in the global supply chain that helps build pickups and tractor-trailer cabs. He wears a smart uniform at work.

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    CIUDAD ACUNA, MEXICO — By day, Sergio Martinez labors in a modern air-conditioned factory a few miles from the Texas border, a human cog in the global supply chain that helps build pickups and tractor-trailer cabs. He wears a smart uniform at work.
    12/25/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    With the Nogales maquiladora, or factory ... In border cities crowded with factory workers, common complaints include a lack of affordable housing, low worker wages, and labor rights abuses. And despite the industry's economic successes, at times it ...
    11/26/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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    With the Nogales maquiladora, or factory, accounting for up to 70 percent of the company's annual production, Atronix wants to stay put in Mexico ... workers, common complaints include a lack of affordable housing, low worker wages, and labor rights ...
    11/26/2013 - 4:42 am | View Link
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    As the maquiladora factories on the U.S./Mexico border grew to employ 2 million workers (before ... Given the Mexican legal system, that will be very easy." When the PRI lost the presidency in 2000, proposals for changing labor law were made by the ...
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    Employers would gain the legal right to hire workers indirectly through labor contractors ... much stronger as Mexico opened its economy to foreign investors. Over time those rights were eroded in fact, if not yet in law. As the maquiladora factories ...
    10/15/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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