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Please take a moment to write to the president of Mexico in support of 44,000 electrical workers at Luz y Fuerza del Centro.

The government of Felipe Calderon sent in federal police to occupy the company’s facilities and issued a decree saying it planned to liquidate the company and fire its 44,000 workers, members of the Electrical Workers’ Union, one of Mexico’s oldest and most respected democratic unions.

For background, see: Mexican Government Seizes Power Plants, Liquidates Company, Fires Workers, Union in Jeopardy (Monthly Review)

The Maquila Solidarity Network is running an online action in support of the Mexican electrical workers.

Please take half a minute to fill in their online action and support freedom of association and economic rights for workers in Mexico.