Mexican GM workers rejected the business unionism of their previous union and voted in SINTTIA, an independent union, by a landslide. Of the 6,300 eligible workers the new union received a whopping 78% of the vote. The turnout was 88%. The new union was supported by other international unions which caused the losing union to complain that SINTTIA won because of “foreign interference”. This is hilarious since every union vote in most countries in the world is subjected to capitalist interference as a matter of course.
Read in Labor Notes