Mexico’s government just took the next step toward legitimizing collective bargaining agreements in the country by publishing the protocol with which existing unions should apply for recognition. Mexico’s recent labor law reform bill, enacted on May 1st, granted workers the legal right to bargain collectively for the first time in the country’s history.

The UK’s decision to leave the EU continues to be put on hold as the country tries to work out what it really wants to do. Recent discussions include negotiations relating to the Irish border, talk of a Scottish independence vote, and concerns about the country’s building industry should all the foreign labor disappear.