Detractors of Energy Reform said that new companies in the sector will hire only foreign personnel, affecting local workforce. However, the Mexican government has laws to encourage the hiring of inhabitants of producing regions.
Mexican oil regions suffered the effects of the oil crisis, but Energy Reform created a good environment to reactivate sector activities and attract large investments. The State of Tabasco is one of the beneficiaries of this new business environment.
The Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) blamed Pemex for allegedly benefiting their ‘bureaucracy’ while cutting jobs for its workers. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
The country is relatively calm with respect to social unrest directed against the oil and mining industry, but there are growing problems. Communities and environmentalists are beginning to protest against Pemex and environmental laws.
The Mexican government aims to carry out an auction of unconventional resources (UC) next year, and this has created many discussions in the country. Recent natural disasters increased concerns among environmentalists.
Members of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) sent a letter to the president of the union, Carlos Romero Deschamps, where they demanded for him to be transparent about the actual destiny of the money that he will supposedly donate to the victims of the earthquake in Mexico. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
The General Secretary of the Oil Workers Union of the Republic of Mexico (STPRM), Sergio Lorenzo Quiroz, said that Pemex is not complying with the responsibilities it has with its workers, because it does not provide them basic supplies such as water and fuel. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
Representatives of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) spoke about issues they are currently having with the NOC, like budget cuts and massive layoffs. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.