Mexico City / 11.08.2021 10:09:50
After the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) reached an agreement with the auto parts company Tridonex, located in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS) will follow up on the issue within the scope of their attributions.
The USTR recalled that said agreements are related to a request for review requested by United States, and received in Mexico on June 9 last through the Ministry of Economy, under the protection of Rapid Response Labor Mechanism of the T-MEC, in what refers to the application of the labor rights of said company.
After receiving the request for review on June 9, the government of Mexico conducted an internal investigation based on the provisions of the T-MEC, after which, it was determined that since they were events prior to the entry into force of the treaty, there was no denial of rights for workers.
“The secretariats of Economy and from Job, become aware of the agreement announced by the USTR and Tridonex. The government of Mexico is respectful of the agreements it has reached and will continue to monitor the issue, within the scope of its powers, “he said in a statement.
Added that Mexico, through the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, reaffirms its commitment regarding the application of the current legal framework in labor matters, in the procedures that are developed in this regard in the aforementioned plant.
“We are experiencing an unprecedented labor democratization, and the Mexican government is fully committed to strengthening the working conditions of each and every worker,” he concluded.