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Trumka: AFL-CIO to file USMCA labor challenge against Mexico this month

By Maria Curi  / September 3, 2020 at 4:08 PM
The AFL-CIO this month will file a labor complaint against Mexico under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the union federation’s president, Richard Trumka, said on Thursday. The complaint will be filed using USMCA’s facility-specific rapid-response mechanism, likely marking the first time the novel tool will be put into play since the agreement entered into force on July 1, a senior AFL-CIO staffer told Inside U.S. Trade . A second way to file a labor complaint via USMCA is through the deal’s labor...

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