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IPEF launch sparks warnings over workers’ rights, corporate advantages

May 23, 2022 at 2:22 PM
Civil society groups from around the world are reacting to the announcement of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework negotiations by warning leaders of the 13 countries involved that talks must be conducted transparently -- and any deal must advance workers’ interests. A host of groups in the proposed IPEF countries on Monday released a joint statement calling on the countries’ leaders to “advance a genuine alternative to the failed 20th century free trade model,” previewing possible opposition to their membership as the...


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