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Biden directs whole-of government effort to boost labor rights around the world

November 16, 2023 at 6:19 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- President Biden on Thursday directed the federal government to step up efforts to advance labor rights around the world, using trade, diplomacy and other tools to strengthen ties with allies and their workers. In a presidential memorandum on “ Advancing Worker Empowerment, Rights, and High Labor Standards Globally ,” Biden declared that his administration “will undertake an ambitious and comprehensive Federal Government policy on global labor rights and standards” and “consider actions to integrate and elevate workers’...

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