In Mexico, Displaced LGBTQ+ People Push for Equal, Safe Jobs

Of 5 million people in Mexico – 5% of the population aged 15 years or over – who identify as LGBTQ+, nearly a third report being mistreated at work or not receiving the same benefits as their non-LGBTQ+ colleagues, according to the 2022 national survey on sexual diversity.

Mexico’s Scam Loan Apps Ensnare Young Workers as Enforcers

Police in Mexico City raided seven call centers, seizing hundreds of phones, computers and SIM cards used for customer extortion. After the raids, the capital’s mayor Claudia Sheinbaum urged job seekers to shun the scam call centers, saying “it’s a crime to participate in any sort of extortion”.