Maquiladora Series: Poor Working Conditions

Oct 12, 2011

Foreign-owned manufacturing factories along the border in Mexico have been hailed as an economic blessing. But there’s another side to that story.

Many workers and labor unions complain of poor working conditions, low pay and health risks. As Hernan Rozemberg reports in the final segment of our Maquiladora Series from the Fronteras Changing America Desk, most workers don’t dare speak up for fear of being fired.