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Mexican economy secretary: Country preparing for USMCA labor disputes

September 29, 2020 at 5:22 PM
The Mexican government is prepared to respond to any complaint filed under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s novel labor-dispute resolution mechanism, the country’s economy secretary, Graciela Márquez Colín, said on Tuesday as the AFL-CIO gears up to launch a case. She added, however, that because Mexico was working to comply with USMCA’s labor obligations, cases should not be necessary. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Sept. 3 told reporters a labor case against Mexico would be filed “within the next 30 days.” A...

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