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WELCOME TO THE ARCHIVE (1994-2014) OF THE MAQUILA SOLIDARITY NETWORK. For current information on our ongoing work on the living wage, women's labour rights, freedom of association, corporate accountability and Bangladesh fire and safety, please visit our new website, launched in October, 2015: www.maquilasolidarity.org

Maquila Solidarity Update

Since 2003, the Maquila Solidarity Update was published three times - only once in 2014 - in English and Spanish. This 8-page newsletter provided news, analysis and interviews on the struggle to uphold international labour rights in a globalized economy.

October 1, 2006

Maquila Network Update Vol. 11.3 (October 2006)

In this issue:

Gina workers resist factory closure; Gildan receives mixed reviews; Bangladeshi unions join forces on wages; What happened to corporate responsibility?; News & Notes.

Download Update Vol. 11.3 here.

June 20, 2006

Maquila Network Update Vol. 11.2 (June 2006)

In this issue:

International Day of Action: No more factory deaths in Bangladesh; Canada's biggest city goes No Sweat; Barrios receives help from unexpected sources; Interview with Julia Quiñonez; News & Notes

Download Update Vol. 11.2 here.

March 20, 2006

Maquila Network Update Vol. 11.1 (March 2006)

In this issue:

Barrios released from prison; Marcos unmasks the labour behind the label; Students win Toronto No Sweat policy; Play Fair at the Olympics Campaign Report; News & Notes

Download Update Vol. 11.1 here.

December 20, 2005

Maquila Network Update Vol. 10.4 (December 2005)

In this issue:

Transparency Report Card finds retailers still keeping us in the dark; ETAG Report Card; Asia-Latina Women's Exchange; News & Notes; Will the Sleeping Giant wake up: Whither Wal-Mart?

Download Update Vol. 10.4 here.

October 20, 2005

Maquila Network Update Vol. 10.3 (October 2005)

In this issue:

Ring Shine settles — no thanks to Mark’s Work Wearhouse; US cities go No Sweat; Spectrum tragedy; The future of Mexico's garment industry; News & Notes; New Resources

Download Update Vol. 10.3 here.

July 20, 2005

Maquila Network Update Vol. 10.2 (July 2005)

In this issue:

Garment factory collapse kills 74 workers; Lajat victory; Nike disclosure; MFA phase-out; News & Notes; New Resources

Download Update Vol. 10.2 here.

March 20, 2005

Maquila Network Update Vol. 10.1 (March 2005)

In this issue:

Quota phase-out threatens workers' jobs and rights; No Sweat; Quote phase-out; Gildan; News & Notes; New Resources

Download Update Vol. 10.1 here.

December 20, 2004

Maquila Network Update Vol. 9.4 (December 2004)

In this issue:

FLA tells Gildan… Take corrective action or be expelled; No Sweat Olympics; Wal-Mart wakes up; Clean clothing; News and notes

Download Update Vol. 9.4 here.

September 20, 2004

Maquila Network Update Vol. 9.3 (September 2004)

In this issue:

Faced with damning reports, Gildan decides to cut and run; Pressure on Grupo M; Sara Lee abandons workers; Quote phase-out; News and notes; New Resources

Download Update Vol. 9.3 here.

June 20, 2004

Maquila Network Update Vol. 9.2 (June 2004)

In this issue:

Olympics Campaign takes off running; West coast No Sweat; Haiti reinstatement; NAFTA's failure; News and Notes; New Resources

Download Update Vol. 9.2 here.

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