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Feingold: In supporting Ukraine, U.S. must push for worker rights

January 10, 2023 at 11:48 AM
The Ukrainian government has been rolling back labor protections as the country presses on in its fight against Russia’s invasion, according to AFL-CIO International Director Cathy Feingold, who is calling on the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to help ensure worker rights are central to Ukraine’s eventual rebuilding. “Anti-union tensions ... have been there, pre-war, and I think people are taking advantage of the current crisis to further erode workers’ rights,” Feingold told Inside U.S. Trade in an...

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