Statement of Solidarity With The Eaton Maquiladora of Juarez city

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The caption reads: “EATON workers choose zero abuse; we are outside the maquiladora and we aren’t going to move’ The caption reads: “EATON workers choose zero abuse; we are outside the maquiladora and we aren’t going to move’

Written in Spanish by Julián Contreras Alvarez, and translated with the author’s permission.

STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE EATON MAQUILADORA OF JUAREZ CITY; ISSUED BY SUPPORTERS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL.

The unjustified dismissal of close to 50 workers from the EATON maquiladora in Juarez City, in response to demands for a fair dividend for profit shares, has forced 38 workers into an indefinite sit-in, as of June 9th, to demand reinstatement, payment of lost wages, a fair profit-share dividend, and arising from the needs of this fight, an independent union to look out for the interests of the workers at the maquiladora. On Friday 19th, the forty-ninth worker was fired after shouting “Strike!”, interrupting production at the middle of the line, and joining his co-workers’ resistance.

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