Labor Reforms No Cause for Celebration in Mexico’s May Day Rallies

Labor Reforms No Cause for Celebration in Mexico’s May Day Rallies

As many as 10,000 people assembled on the Zocalo, the main square of Mexico City last Wednesday to celebrate another anniversary of the Chicago Haymarket Rebellion that ushered in the labor movement at the turn of the century. This year’s May Day in Mexico came after a sweeping reform in its Federal Labor Law enacted this past December. Unions participating mostly protested the reforms, which they call a threat to the future of their jobs and wages.

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~ by rebejellis on May 9, 2013.

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