In September, the Salvadoran Legislative Assembly--dominated by the governing Alianza Republicana Nacionalista (ARENA)--passed a bill permitting maquiladoras
to sell 100% of their output in the domestic market.
It is important to stress, however, that most of the growth in manufacturing was due to the export maquiladora
Although industry is directed by Mexican law to return industrial wastes to the country of origin, evidence suggests that maquiladora
wastes are more often mismanaged and left behind.
If a maquiladora
does not satisfy the requirements for consolidation, but has been consolidated in prior years, a decision needs to be made as to whether a taxpayer should amend the earlier returns or deconsolidate prospectively.
Brent Blackwelder, president of Friends of the Earth, says that, if anything, the environmental problems caused by the maquiladoras
are worse than ever.
Simley also claims that many women not eligible for government social security seek employment in the maquiladoras
as a way to obtain insurance when they are pregnant.
Under the maquiladora
program, companies headquartered in the U.
companies for the polluted, squalid conditions that exist around some of the maquiladoras
, and the Mexican government has responded by beefing up health and environmental inspections.
are established to help the firm improve its competitiveness, it is essential to better understand how the firm's value-adding activities such as transportation affect the success of these operations.
Program developed from a series of U.
GDP was a significant factor impacting the value added of the furniture maquiladoras
, a result also consistent with the findings of the earlier article.
This article attempts to contribute to our overall understanding of maquiladoras
and their impacts by examining the everyday lives of factory workers, in particular their efforts to effect changes in the workplace.