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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:

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.

July 31, 1996

Maquila Network Update Vol. 1.3 (July 1996)

Workers stage wildcat strikes | GAP campaign update: Fired mandarin workers await recall | Will Levi’s incentive plan take the blues out of maquila jeans? | New resources

Download Update Vol. 1.3 here

April 30, 1996

Maquila Network Update Vol. 1.2 (April 1996)

Mexico: FAVESA workers win severance | Canada/US Unite against sweatshops | Mexico: Women fight for health and living wage | Guatemala: Unionist threatened at hiding place | New resources

Download Update Vol. 1.2 here

January 31, 1996

Maquila Network Update Vol. 1.1 (January 1996)

GAP campaign victory: The GAP agrees to independent monitoring | El Salvador: Maquila critics threatened with death penalty

Download Update Vol. 1.1 here