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Maquiladora

A factory in Mexico established by a U.S. company to make finished products and ship them to the United States. Maquiladoras are close to the U.S. border with Mexico. They are controversial in the United States because they are thought to take away jobs from Americans who otherwise would have manufactured the products. They are also controversial in Mexico because they are thought to exploit Mexican workers. NAFTA made maquiladoras more cost effective. In the mid-2000s, maquiladoras accounted for more than half of U.S.-Mexican trade. A maquiladora is also called a maquila.
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According to the CNZFE, the maquila sector is one of the greatest sources of export revenues for the Dominican Republic.
Just between January 2016 and October 2016, 20 new maquila firms were authorized by the government.
Though her work with the Coalition for Justice in the Maquilas, Hennessey became curious about the role that structures of feeling play in organized resistance by workers.
For many of these now-unemployed rural laborers, the booming maquila factories became their only hope for a livelihood.
TABLE 2 Correlogram IMSS Minimum Total White-Collar Blue-Collar Wage Wage Maquila Maquila Maquila Wages Wages Wages 1MSS wage 1 Minimum wage 0.
Desde que comenzo, este sector industrial promovio el empleo de mujeres jovenes, que emigraron a la frontera para trabajar en la maquila.
Sin duda, asistimos con esto a una nueva cultura laboral que parece mas consolidada en las ciudades donde la maquila es muy importante.
Asi, en el texto de Maria Eugenia de la O, "Presencias masculinas en espacios laborales femeninos", se categoriza a los obreros de la maquila como sujetos de la precariedad con experiencias acumuladas pero inutiles para una movilidad social ascendente.
This was concentrated largely in the transport, warehousing and communication sector; followed by the manufacturing and maquila sectors.
Firma de un nuevo contrato de ventas de primera mano y terminacion del contrato de maquila.
Maquila exports also represented 33 percent of total exports, whereas the non-maquila industry contributed with 38 percent of such total.
If so, why do you think women are able to find success in the maquila industry.