In answer to the question, academics at CLACSO, a prestigious, non-nongovernmental entity, say, "Use of the maquiladora system results in a kind of Brazilian economic annexation via the extraction of the Paraguayan labor force to produce and export inputs for [Brazil's] monopolies." The "bourgeoisie" in both countries "complement each other," the researchers add, "in so far as earnings for the Paraguayan bourgeoisie are associated in a dependent way on the earnings of the Brazilian bourgeoisie."
Under the guise of "training," the legislation allows maquiladora owners to hire workers on short contracts and pay them just 60% of the minimum monthly salary.
Lawrence, Douglas y Taylor Hansen, "Los origenes de la industria maquiladora
en Mexico" en Comercio Exterior, Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, vol.
This opening image provides the reader with an immediate awareness of the woman's despair; recently widowed, her husband has died of a cancer that originated from the dreadful working conditions in the maquiladora
. This hazardous health environment was already accounted for in the decade of the 1990s, when "noncommunicable diseases are also a growing concern among border populations.
The foregoing was the basis for the construction of instruments that were validated through a multidisciplinary review, as is the case of the specialists in the fields of economics, management and engineering, and specialized interviews that provided information on factors and actions that are related to the competitiveness of the maquiladora
industry of the electronics sector, thus creating a methodology with the triple helix approach of Etzkowitz and Leydesforff (2000), but with an evolution toward a methodology adapted to contemporary reality called Fifth Systemic Helix (FSH).
Genero y trabajo en las maquiladoras
de Mexico: Nuevos actores en nuevos contextos.
A study of the lack of backward linkages between the maquiladora
industry and local suppliers in Northern Mexico (Brannon James and Lucker, 1993:933-1945) offers three main reasons for the low demand of Mexican inputs: First, the price is too high; second, the quality of the product is inadequate; and third, delivery from Mexican suppliers is unpredictable.
The growth accounting decomposition in Table 3 shows the remarkable and growing contribution of maquiladora
activity to Mexico's total manufacturing growth in the period.
Work in electronics anywhere in Baja California was closed to him, so in 2007, he found a job at Unisolar Ovonic, an American maquiladora
that assembles solar panels.