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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.

February 28, 1999

Maquila Network Update Vol. 4.1 (February 1999)

PVH Grinch steals Christmas in Guatemala | CAB Ruling vindicates custom trim workers | Students campaign for sweat free campus | New initiatives for corporate accountability | News and notes

Download Update Vol. 4.1 here

December 19, 1998

Maquila Network Update Vol. 3.4 (December 1998)

Coming apart at the seams: Agreement divides US apparel industry partnership | Nike responds with wage increase but study shows workers still can’t meet their basic needs | What is a living wage? | News and notes

Download Update Vol. 3.4 here

November 29, 1998

Maquila Network Update Vol. 3.3 (Sept-Nov. 1998)

Coalition awaits announcement on task force | Campaigners gear up for third Nike protest | Make your camp sweat free | News and notes

Download Update Vol. 3.3 here

June 29, 1998

Maquila Network Update Vol. 3.2 (April-June 1998)

Nike actions from coast to coast | Support builds for federal task force | What can consumers do to challenge sweatshop abuses? | News and notes

Download Update Vol. 3.2 here

March 31, 1998

Maquila Network Update Vol. 3.1 (January-March 1998)

Canadians demand task force on sweat shops | El Salvador conference debates independent monitoring | News and quotes

Download Update Vol. 3.1 here

December 19, 1997

Maquila Network Update Vol. 2.4 (Nov-Dec 1997)

Stop sweats campaign heats up holidays | Canadians protest death threats against family of Salvador Bravo

Download Update Vol. 2.4 here

September 30, 1997

Maquila Network Update Vol. 2.3 (September 1997)

Fall Campaigns targets sweatshops | Mattel Harrassment: One Year later

Download Updatte Vol. 2.3 here

May 31, 1997

Maquila Network Update Vol. 2.2 (April/May 1997)

PVH workers score major victory | US Accord targets sweatshop conditions

Download Update Vol. 2.2 here

February 28, 1997

Maquila Network Update Vol. 2.1 (January/February 1997)

Holiday campaigns target sweatshops | MSN Reports from Guatemala

Download Update vol 2.1 here

October 31, 1996

Maquila Network Update Vol. 1.4 (October 1996)

Are sweatshops a northern tradition? | Momentum builds for first maquila union contract | GAP campaign update | New resources

Download Update Vol 1.4 here

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