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30 Jan 2023


Mexico: Another labour complaint is filed against VU Manufacturing under the USMCA

"U.S. again asks Mexico to review labor rights issues at VU Manufacturing", 30 January 2023

...The United States on Monday asked Mexico under a regional trade pact to again investigate whether workers are being denied labor rights at an auto parts facility of American company VU Manufacturing in the border city of Piedras Negras.

The two countries in September announced that they had resolved an earlier complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), saying that workers at the plant were able to elect the union of their choice.

"Despite this facility taking positive actions in 2022, some of the failures we identified previously appear to be recurring," U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Monday. "We look forward to working with the government of Mexico to promptly address this issue"...

The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment...

Biden's administration said on Monday that in December it received a petition from two Mexican labor organizations stating that workers at VU Manufacturing were being denied the right of free association and collective bargaining...