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Labor secretary's Peru visit to feature dialogue on labor compliance issue

November 1, 2016 at 2:50 PM
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will visit Peru Nov. 9-11 to discuss issues including the labor complaint filed by the International Labor Rights Forum and Peruvian groups alleging noncompliance with provisions in the bilateral U.S.-Peru free trade agreement. A 180-day deadline is approaching in December for newly minted Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski -- who took office on July 28 -- to formally respond to recommendations submitted by the U.S. Department of Labor regarding lingering issues over Peru's lack of...

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