The latest on the labor strikes in Mexico (all still unreported by the US press) (2)

45 more Tamaulipas factories threaten to go on strike, this time in Reynosa

Workers in Ciudad Victoria are also looking for better pay

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Mexican union apparatus, government scramble to suppress growing strike across Mexico

By Andrea Lobo 
12 February 2019

A second wave of wildcat strikes continues to expand in Matamoros, Mexico, and is beginning to spread across the country. Sparked by the tens of thousands of workers at 45 maquiladora plants who rebelled last month against the pro-corporate trade unions, tens of thousands more are launching their own struggles after workers in Matamoros won a 20 percent wage increase and a $1,700 bonus.

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