|Notes of Elvia Arriola, WOB
PATRICIA Leyva, interview conducted in the offices of CFO, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.
|31 years old, has
three children (lost one in miscarriage at work)
Husband of 12 years - Armando Velasquez Martinex - 30;
Worked in stitching.
Since 1984 has worked in different maquiladoras (16 years - ie. Since she was 15)
Worked as operator in sewing facgtory for about 4 years.
Has family at the border,has dependents, family in both Mexico and the U.S.A
Father was a carpenter; husband from Piedras Negras; now he is a lawyer
Her mother in law was a union leader in the CTM (Mexican official unions)
1984 worked at Ceramico.
- painted small objects
At time of interfiew
she was one of the workers fired by Dimmit