Corrupt Mexican unions ousted from International Trade Union Confederation

The International Trade Union Confederation (CIS) expelled from its ranks the Confederation of Workers of Mexico (CTM) and the Revolutionary Confederation of Workers and Peasants (CROC) for taking actions contrary to defending the rights of workers.

With the expulsion, the CTM and the CROC will have limited participation before the International Labor Organization (ILO).

The ITUC held a debate on the new direction of trade unionism and its current role in the current international political situation, as a result of which is determined to rebuild a new internationalism of social transformation based on a new social pact “capable of recovering” the centrality of work.

According to the ITUC, the new trade union movement is struggling to discuss the course of the current neoliberal model, promoting a new global democratic governance, based on the “full” rights of workers, the right of peoples to development, social justice, and social justice. democracy.

In this regard, 10 affiliated unions in the region, including the CTM and the CROC, announced their decision to leave the Confederation of Trade Unions of Workers of the Americas (CSA), a regional organization of the ITUC.

“Since then, these organizations have made different declarations and actions contrary to the principles and interests of the CSA and CSI and therefore of the workers,” said the ITUC.

Source: Forbes

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