When All Else Fails
Monday, May. 17, 2004; 10:33 AM
In 2001, an economic crisis in Argentina resulted in thousands of factory closures and skyrocketing unemployment. Rather than face unemployment and certain poverty, some employees of closed and bankrupt factories banded together and simply refused to stop working. Three years later, with the help of their lawyer, Luis Caro, they have changed their own lives, and now, they may be changing Argentine law.
Interviews (in order of their appearance) Dr. Luis Caro, Lawyer, National Movement of Recuperated Factories (MNFR)
Rubén Jaimez, Coordinator of Maintenance, Unión y Fuerza (copper pipe factory)
Griselda Solis, wife of Rubén Jaimez Dr. Atilio Gonzales, Judge, Juzgado No. 8, Buenos Aires
Carlos Tomada, Minister of Labor, Republic of Argentina
Video: Daniel Moulthrop, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley