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U.S. Plans More Labor Complaints in Mexico Following Union Votes

March 4, 2022, 6:22 PM

The U.S. is investigating labor-rights violations in Mexico and expects to bring more complaints after cases at two automotive plants led to workers voting to recognize independent unions.

The votes on Monday at parts maker Tridonex and last month at a General Motors Co. truck plant show that the rapid-response mechanism of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is working, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jayme White said in an interview on Thursday.

Read more: GM Union Vote Opens Path to End Years of Mexico Wage Stagnation

Both cases saw workers oust CTM, Mexico’s old-guard labor organization, which activists have long criticized for negotiating ...