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Advisory panels cite USMCA labor upgrades, need for Mexican legislation

October 1, 2018 at 3:32 PM
Key advisory committees chartered to evaluate trade deals have stopped short of fully endorsing the labor provisions in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, though their reports recognize improvements over language included in prior trade deals including the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations and the Labor Advisory Committee on Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy, in separate reports to Congress and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, singled out a need for legislative changes in Mexico if...

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