Labor News


Call goes out for boycott of Driscoll

A work stoppage began March 17 in the San Quintín Valley, in Baja California, as workers called for a minimum daily wage of 300 pesos, about $20.


Today in Latino history: Mexico becomes a republic

On Oct. 4, 1824, three years after winning independence from Spain and battling the remnants of monarchy, the Mexican people established a republic.


Today in labor history: Mexican leader Emilano Zapata born

Zapata headed the land reform struggles of Mexican farmers and was a leader of the Mexican revolution.


Mexican union leader: Corruption stripping workers of their dignity


The president of Mexico's National Union of Miners, Metalworkers and Steelworkers, known as Los Mineros, reveals the government and business rot in detail.