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First RRM panel sides with Mexico, citing lack of jurisdiction

April 26, 2024 at 4:45 PM
The first-ever dispute settlement panel under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s novel rapid-response labor mechanism has sided with Mexico, concluding that the panel does not have jurisdiction to rule on a labor dispute that predates the agreement’s entry into force, the Mexican government announced on Friday. According to an informal translation of a statement by Mexico’s Economy and Labor ministries, the panel “determined that they did not have jurisdiction to rule on the denial of union rights” at the San Martín mine,...

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