MEXICO CITY -- More than a dozen legal Mexican and Central American migrant workers recruited by U.S. companies filed a complaint Wednesday alleging they were abused and denied rights guaranteed by the North American Free Trade Agreement.In case you missed that the first time: the complaint calls on the Mexican government to ask the United States to better enforce its own labor laws. Sure, I'm all for it. Do the Mexican government and those eight organizations mind if we enforce our immigration laws as well? Hey, where'd they go?
The complaint, filed with the Mexican government under the companion labor agreement to NAFTA, maintains that 16 migrant non-farm workers from Mexico, Guatemala and Panama suffered labor abuses in the United States but had no way to file a complaint or to access U.S. courts.
Lodged with the help of eight American and Mexican labor and migrant organizations, the complaint calls on the Mexican government to ask the United States to better enforce its own labor laws...
NAU · Tue, 04/19/2005 - 22:35 · Importance: 1