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Business, labor, others urge enforcement on forced labor, but differ in approach

August 9, 2022 at 6:00 PM
The first-ever forced labor strategy being developed by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative should include robust enforcement and collaboration at home and abroad, organizations that have provided official feedback agree. But business groups differ from labor and civil society groups in their approach: While labor and civil society organizations are pushing for tools like trade remedies and import bans, business groups are calling for “innovative” approaches that would prioritize transparency and collaboration both within the government and between...

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