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DOL report finds additional, ongoing labor violations under U.S.-Colombia FTA

January 11, 2017 at 5:19 PM
A new U.S. Department of Labor report, released on Jan. 11 after a six-month investigation, says Colombia is falling short of its labor commitments under the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement, triggering the initiation of “contact point” consultations between both governments. The report includes 19 recommendations on how the Colombian government can bring its labor practices into compliance with the trade agreement, and establishes a process for consultations between the Office of Trade and Labor Affairs at the DOL and the...


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