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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.

September 29, 2001

Maquila Network Update Vol 6.3 (September 2001)

Union members assaulted in Guatemala | Baja California Sur: Land of sun, surf and sweatshops | Philippine workers demand end to union busting | Fox' Plan Puebla Panama: Confronts corridors of resistance

Download Update Vol. 6.3 here

June 14, 2001

Maquila Network Update Vol. 6.2 (June 2001)

Custom trim workers vindicated | No Sweat campaign is off and running | Women activists share experiences | News & notes

Download Update Vol. 6.2 here

February 27, 2001

Maquila Network Update Vol. 6.1 (February 2001)

Nike workers beaten for supporting union | Stop pulling the wool over our eyes: ETAG launches corporate disclosure campaign | ETAG calls for ban on Burma imports | Custom trim workers testify | News & notes

Download Update Vol. 6.1 here

December 14, 2000

Maquila Network Update Vol. 5.4 (December 2000)

Disney sweatshops: it's a small world after all | Commercial social auditing comes under fire | Stop sweatshops review: victories, setbacks and ongoing disputes in 2000 | News & notes

Download Update Vol. 5.4 here

September 14, 2000

Maquila Network Update Vol. 5.3 (September 2000)

Will Mexican democracy include workers? | Walmart caught buying from Burma, again | MSN launches 'No Sweat' campaign | News & notes

Download Update Vol. 5.3 here

June 27, 2000

Maquila Network Update Vol. 5.2 (June 2000)

Sit in wins 'no sweat' policy | Nike empire strikes back | Retail council abandons code negotiations | Sample fashion show script | News & notes

Download Update Vol. 5.2 here

February 14, 2000

Maquila Network Update Vol. 5.1 (February 2000)

DoAll workers await reinstatement | Putting sweatshops under wraps | Walmart in Burma: Profiting from repression | Stop sweatshops scorecard: victories and setbacks in 1999 | News and notes

Download Update Vol. 5.1 here

November 27, 1999

Maquila Network Update Vol. 4.4 (November 1999)

Students push the envelope on codes of conduct | Student actions escalating | News and notes

Download Update Vol. 4.4 here

October 29, 1999

Maquila Network Update Vol. 4.3 (October 1999)

Government convenes Code of conduct negotiations | What do workers want from codes of conduct? | Canadian retail: what lies ahead after the Eaton’s crash? | News and notes

Download Update Vol. 4.3 here

May 29, 1999

Maquila Network Update Vol. 4.2 (May 1999)

Are Nike and Reebok in a race to the top? | Code monitoring goes professional | The sweatshop shopping tour |  News and notes

Download Update Vol. 4.2 here

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