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Articles from Mexico

  1. Union renewal and development 27 February 2013

    Mexico education trade union leader arrested

    Elba Esther Gordillo, General Secretary of the biggest education union in Mexico, Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE), is alleged to have misused more than USD 156 million from trade union funds from 2008-2012. SNTE was an EI affiliate until 2009, when it was suspended for failing to...

    Mexico education trade union leader arrested
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 23 September 2011

    Mexico: Teachers strike against threats and extortion

    Thousands of school teachers in Acapulco, Mexico, have taken part in a series of strikes to condemn the on-going threats of violence, extortion, robbery and kidnapping which they have been subjected to in recent months.

    Mexico: Teachers strike against threats and extortion
  3. Standards and working conditions 14 June 2011

    Mexico: Teachers protest against test-driven education

    More than 70,000 teachers have marched through Oaxaca, Mexico, and taken strike action to protest against inadequate school funding and a recent policy that ties teacher compensation to standardised test results.

    Mexico: Teachers protest against test-driven education
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 30 July 2008

    Union meeting to precede International AIDS Conference in Mexico

    The Global Union AIDS Programme is organising a two-day Labour AIDS Forum to facilitate trade union cooperation in advance of the biennial International AIDS Conference taking place in Mexico City from 3-8 August 2008.

    Union meeting to precede International AIDS Conference in Mexico
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 21 January 2008

    Mexico: International AIDS Conference, August 3-8, 2008

    The 17th International AIDS Conference is taking place in Mexico City this year from 3-8 August. Representatives of EI will be present at the Conference to ensure that the critical issue of the education sector response to HIV/AIDS is kept firmly on the agenda.

    Mexico: International AIDS Conference, August 3-8, 2008
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 23 August 2007

    Mexico: Solution to the conflict in Oaxaca must be found, says EI

    Following the resolution passed by the 5th EI World Congress held in July 2007, EI urges the governor of the State of Oaxaca, Ulises Ruiz Ortiz, to find an immediate and satisfactory solution to end the conflict between the authorities and teachers.

    Mexico: Solution to the conflict in Oaxaca must be found, says EI
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 4 October 2006

    Mexico: Repression of striking teachers continues

    EI have written to the President of Mexico, Vicente Fox Quesada, calling for him to intervene immediately in order to bring about peaceful negotiations between the government and striking teachers.

    Mexico: Repression of striking teachers continues
  8. Trade union rights are human rights 3 July 2006

    Mexico: EI condemns the use of violence against striking teachers!

    In a letter sent to the government of Mexico on 29 June, EI condemns the use of any form of violence against striking teachers. The message is sent in the light of the police's forceful eviction of strikers on 14 June.

    Mexico: EI condemns the use of violence against striking teachers!
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 22 June 2006

    Mexico: No repression and more dialogue requested in Oaxaca

    EI is very concerned with reported security forces repression of the social movement led by teachers in Oaxaca. EI is encouraging the Mexican authorities to dialogue, not to repress.

    Mexico: No repression and more dialogue requested in Oaxaca