Mexican Workers Gain Right to Unionize, Negotiate Pay

Nicole Rojas
May 5, 2019 - 5:00

On May 1, known around the world as May Day and International Workers’ Day, workers in Mexico finally gained the right to organize unions and negotiate their pay.  Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador signed a labor reform bill which grants workers the legal right to collective bargaining without fear of retaliation or harassment, Vox reported. Under the new labor law, contracts will require secret ballot union votes and workers’ consent. “This is a huge advancement for Mexico’s...

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