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Peru Considers Decree To Address Labor Law Violations Under U.S. FTA

July 14, 2016 at 11:22 AM
A pending supreme decree could reinforce elements of Peru's labor laws in an attempt to address “serious concerns” raised by the U.S. Labor Department that the South American nation is failing to uphold provisions of its free trade agreement with the U.S., but labor groups fear the push fails to address a key problem with “short-term contracts.” The Labor Department has recommended a series of steps Peru should take to address the concerns. Formal consultations, the first step toward a...

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