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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Mexico's workers are basically slaves. Minimum wage was 55 cents an hour when Vicente Fox left office in 2006. In 2016, Mexico minimum wage is 53 cents an hour

In 2006, Mexico minimum wage was 55 cents an hour. Vicente Fox was president of Mexico from 2000 to 2006:

1/3/2006, "Mexico: General Daily Minimum Wages 2006," mondaq.com

55 cents an hour x 8 hours= $4.40 per day.
 

$4.40 per day is avg. over the 3 areas of Mexico

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In 2016, Mexico's minimum wage is 53 cents an hour.

1/6/2016, "Mexico Approves an Increase to the Daily Minimum Wage for 2016," littler.com, Monica Schiaffino and Rodrogo Espiritu Santo

"On December 18, 2015, the National Commission on Minimum Wages ("Comisión Nacional de los Salarios Mínimos" or CONASAMI ) approved a general minimum wage increase of 4.2%, effective January 1, 2016.

The wage increase will raise the general minimum wage from $70.10 Mexican pesos per day (currently, approximately $4.08 USD) to $73.04 Mexican pesos per day (currently, approximately $4.25 USD)."...

53 cents per hour x 8 hours=$4.25 per day


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